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Police & Community News

Police & the Community
Charges Upgraded to Manslaughter: Police Investigating Suspicious Death After Altercation

Charges Upgraded to Manslaughter: Police Investigating Suspicious Death After Altercation

UPDATE: Thursday, December 14th, 2017 @ 11:30am On Saturday, July 1st, 2017, detectives with the Barrie Police Homicide Unit began an investigation into the suspicious death of 45-year-old Brett...
July 1, 2017
Police & the Community
Charitable Donation Box Stolen from Home

Charitable Donation Box Stolen from Home

The Barrie Police Service is seeking the public’s assistance to identify a suspect following the theft of a donation box on Sunday, December 10, 2017. Video surveillance captured a suspect...
December 14, 2017
Police & the Community
Vehicle Fire Deemed Suspicious

Vehicle Fire Deemed Suspicious

The Barrie Police Service is seeking the public’s assistance following a suspicious vehicle fire on Sunday, December 10, 2017. Just before 7:00 p.m. police responded to a vehicle fire in the...
December 11, 2017
Police & the Community
Blatant Theft of Beer from Loblaws

Blatant Theft of Beer from Loblaws

Barrie Police Service is investigating a blatant theft that occurred on Sunday, December 3rd, 2017 shortly after noon at Loblaws located at 472 Bayfield Street in the City of Barrie. The male was...
December 11, 2017
Police & the Community
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Porch Thief Captured by Doorbell Camera

On Friday, December 8th, 2017 shortly after 4:00pm a male was captured approaching the front door of a house located in the Mapleton Avenue and Essa Road area of the City of Barrie. The male appears...
December 11, 2017
Police & the Community
  Barrie Police Partner with CTV Barrie for the Annual Toy Mountain Drive Thru Toy Drop Off

Barrie Police Partner with CTV Barrie for the Annual Toy Mountain Drive Thru Toy Drop Off

The CTV Barrie TOY MOUNTAIN continues to build a mountain of toys to make the holidays brighter for fifteen hundred children in need within Simcoe Muskoka.  On Tuesday, December 19, 2017,...
December 8, 2017
Police & the Community
Scrooge Fails to Extend Kindness, and Makes off with a Purse

Scrooge Fails to Extend Kindness, and Makes off with a Purse

It’s that time of year where many people extend their kindness to help others. In this case, Scrooge took the extra step to retract any kindness. The Barrie Police has recently received...
December 8, 2017
Police & the Community
Barrie Police Seeking Applicants for Special Constable

Barrie Police Seeking Applicants for Special Constable

The Barrie Police Service is actively accepting applications for the 2018 Special Constable intake. Special Constables provide security to courthouse participants as well as prisoner care and...
December 8, 2017
Police & the Community
Male Caught Twice on Camera Stealing Armfuls Winter Coats

Male Caught Twice on Camera Stealing Armfuls Winter Coats

On Friday, December 1st and Saturday, December 2nd, 2017 the same male suspect was observed on video surveillance entering Hudson's Bay located at 465 Bayfield Street, in the City of Barrie. The...
December 7, 2017
Police & the Community
Lock It OR Lose It Campaign Launches Province Wide for the Holiday Season

Lock It OR Lose It Campaign Launches Province Wide for the Holiday Season

The Barrie Police Service is reminding motorists and passengers to Lock It OR Lose It when it comes to their vehicles and valuables as part of the Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police...
December 7, 2017
Police & the Community
Street Crime Unit Arrests Two and Seizes Firearm, Drugs and Cash

Street Crime Unit Arrests Two and Seizes Firearm, Drugs and Cash

After a week long investigation, Barrie Police Street Crime Unit has charged two people with drug and firearms related offences.  On Tuesday, December 5th, 2017 the investigation concluded...
December 6, 2017
Police & the Community
The Mitten Trees Have Sprung

The Mitten Trees Have Sprung

The Barrie Police Service is once again collecting donations for the annual Mitten Tree campaign. Nineteen (19) years ago Constable Janet Schefter had a vision. Her goal was to ensure a group of...
December 6, 2017
Police & the Community
Text Message Scams

Text Message Scams

Barrie Police have received several reports of a scam and are warning cell phone consumers to be on the lookout for unsolicited and unwanted text messages.  The text messaging scam uses...
December 4, 2017
Police & the Community
Executed Warrants Leads to Money, Drugs Seized and Stolen Property Recovered

Executed Warrants Leads to Money, Drugs Seized and Stolen Property Recovered

In November 2017, the Barrie Police Street Crime Unit concluded a thorough investigation involving the trafficking of controlled substances from a residence on Sanford Street, in the City of Barrie...
December 4, 2017
Police & the Community
IDENTIFIED: Two Suspects in Theft of $2500 Autel Maxisys Pro Vehicle Scanner

IDENTIFIED: Two Suspects in Theft of $2500 Autel Maxisys Pro Vehicle Scanner

Barrie Police Service received multiple tips almost immediately after distributing the surveillance photographs and the two suspects have been identified. The investigation is currently ongoing...
December 1, 2017
Police & the Community
Barrie Police Partner with OPP and  Local Health Unit - Battling Opioids Crisis Together

Barrie Police Partner with OPP and Local Health Unit - Battling Opioids Crisis Together

(ORILLIA, ON) – Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) detachments across Simcoe County and the District of Muskoka along with the Barrie, South Simcoe and Midland Police Services have partnered with...
December 1, 2017
Police & the Community
Civilian Hiring Opportunity

Civilian Hiring Opportunity

The Barrie Police Services Board is seeking qualified applicants for the position of a full time Information Technology Support Coordinator. The incumbent will install, configure, repair and...
December 1, 2017
Police & the Community
Police Investigating Theft of Tires

Police Investigating Theft of Tires

The Barrie Police are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a vehicle following a theft at Georgian Pontiac, located at 65 Barrie View Drive, in the City of Barrie. On Sunday,...
November 28, 2017
Police & the Community
Play video for Two Suspects Sought After Entering a Car near Ardagh and Mapleton
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Two Suspects Sought After Entering a Car near Ardagh and Mapleton

On Monday, November 27th, 2017 at 1:00am two unknown persons were captured on video surveillance entering a vehicle in the residential area of Ardagh Road and Mapleton Avenue, in...
November 27, 2017
Police & the Community
Police Looking to ID Trio in Walmart Incident

Police Looking to ID Trio in Walmart Incident

Barrie Police Service is asking for the public's assistance in identifying three people in connection with an incident at Walmart Sunday. On Sunday, November 26th, 2017 at 3:26pm police...
November 27, 2017
Police & the Community
Police Looking to ID Female After Theft of Wallet

Police Looking to ID Female After Theft of Wallet

Barrie Police Service is asking for the public's assistance in identifying a female after a bold theft from a downtown motel. On Wednesday, November 15th, 2017 officers attended the Knights...
November 24, 2017
Police & the Community
Shoppers Drug Mart Theft

Shoppers Drug Mart Theft

The Barrie Police are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect following a robbery at Shoppers Drug Mart. On Wednesday, November 22, 2017, just before 12:00 a.m. officers...
November 24, 2017
Police & the Community
Arrested - Theft of Donation Change Box

Arrested - Theft of Donation Change Box

(Update) Saturday, November 25, 2017 On Tuesday, November 14, 2017, a suspect had been captured on video surveillance stealing a coin donation box from Mac's Convenience, located at 610...
November 23, 2017
Police & the Community
Duo Execute Quick Break and Enter

Duo Execute Quick Break and Enter

On the Friday, November 17th, 2017 at approximately 4:30am, police attended 71 Anne Street South  in the City of Barrie, in regards to a break and enter.  The alarm company called to...
November 23, 2017
Police & the Community
Robbery Suspect Sought by Police

Robbery Suspect Sought by Police

The Barrie Police are seeking the public’s assistance to identify a suspect following a robbery that occurred on Thursday, November 16, 2017, at 5:20 a.m., at Mac’s Convenience, located...
November 23, 2017
Police & the Community
Police Looking to ID Two Males in Theft of Trail Cameras

Police Looking to ID Two Males in Theft of Trail Cameras

On Thursday, November 2nd, 2017 at 2:20pm two suspects entered Cabela's Sporting Goods located at 50 Concert Way, in the City of Barrie.  They were observed on surveillance...
November 22, 2017
Police & the Community
JOINT FORCES PROBE TAKES DOWN REGIONAL DRUG TRAFFICKERS- Six Charged; Drugs, Guns and Cash Seized

JOINT FORCES PROBE TAKES DOWN REGIONAL DRUG TRAFFICKERS- Six Charged; Drugs, Guns and Cash Seized

Several residents of Central Ontario face numerous charges following a three-month investigation focused on the distribution of illegal drugs through the Greater Simcoe County area. Project...
November 21, 2017
Police & the Community
Charges Laid with Stolen Vehicle Used in Robbery at Ultramar

Charges Laid with Stolen Vehicle Used in Robbery at Ultramar

UPDATE: Wednesday, December 6th, 2017 @ 2:10pm On Thursday, November 30th, 2017 officers arrested and charged a 37-year-old Barrie male with Theft of Motor Vehicle, Robbery with a Weapon, Disguise...
November 20, 2017
Police & the Community

Two Suspects Identified After Theft of Three Poppy Donation Boxes

Barrie Police Service have identified two suspects in connection with a string of thefts of Poppy Donation Boxes from Friday, November 10th, 2017.  After a lengthy investigation, including...
November 10, 2017
Police & the Community
Woman Sought for Possession of Stolen Debit Card

Woman Sought for Possession of Stolen Debit Card

The Barrie Police are seeking the public’s assistance to identify a female who is believed to be in possession of a stolen debit card. The victim noted his debit card had been missing and...
November 10, 2017