Barrie Police Service
The Technological Crimes Unit is an important resource for investigators at the Barrie Police Service. The Unit continues to utilize grant funding to purchase and train Service members on the most cutting-edge technology that can be used to assist investigations that require evidence from a vast array of digital devices such as computers, cell phones and tablets.
|CCTV DOWNTOWN VIDEO REQUEST*||30|
|CCTV BUSINESS VIDEO SEIZED*||250|
|CUSTODY & BOOKING VIDEO RETRIEVAL||36|
|ELECTRONIC DEVICES SEIZED||120|
|RESIDENTIAL VIDEO SEIZED||45|
|VETTING/REDACTING OF VIDEO & AUDIO||26|
|VIDEO ANALYZING, IMAGE CLARITY||296|
|911 CALLS RETRIEVED FOR INVESTIGATION||599|
|*CCTV – Closed-circuit television|
Joint & Internal Forces Operations
Project Pax was a Barrie Police Service Drug Enforcement Unit investigation, which began in early February 2021 and concluded on May 7, 2021, when police stopped a black BMW and arrested the 24-year-old driver. At that time, the driver was arrested by members of the Barrie Police Service Tactical Support Unit for drug related offences and was transported to Barrie Police Service Headquarters where detectives were then able to obtain four Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA) search warrants that were executed with the assistance of the Barrie Police Service Community Response Unit, Intelligence Unit, and tactical and uniform officers.
During the execution of one of the residential search warrants, a 26-year-old male was also taken into custody without incident regarding his involvement in a localized investigation that focused on the illegal trafficking and possession of cocaine and methamphetamines. As a result of the investigation a total of 25 Criminal Code and CDSA charges were laid that include the illegal possession and trafficking of cocaine and methamphetamine, weapons-related charges and possession of proceeds of crime over $5,000.
Seized during the execution of the search warrants was:
- Approx. 1 kilogram of suspected cocaine
- Approx. 196 grams of suspected methamphetamine
- BMW 320i
- Canadian Currency
- Loaded .38 revolver and ammunition
- Suspected pill form oxycontin
- Three prohibited weapons