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Police & Community News

Police & the Community
24-year-old Barrie Woman Charged with Impaired

24-year-old Barrie Woman Charged with Impaired

The Barrie Police Traffic Service is investigating a single vehicle collision that occurred on Tuesday, October 9, 2018, just after 11:00 a.m. on Stunden Lane in the City of Barrie. The motor...
October 10, 2018
Police & the Community
Police Seek ID in Grocery Store Theft

Police Seek ID in Grocery Store Theft

On Sunday September 9th, 2018 at approximately 3:50 pm an unknown suspect entered Loblaws located at 472 Bayfield Street, in the City of Barrie.  He was observed by a Loss Prevention Officer (...
October 9, 2018
Police & the Community
Break and Enter - Residential

Break and Enter - Residential

The Barrie Police are seeking the public’s assistance to identify two suspects following a break and enter that occurred in the City of Barrie. On Sunday, September 10, 2018, just after...
October 7, 2018
Police & the Community
Theft – Rims and Tires

Theft – Rims and Tires

The Barrie Police are seeking the public’s assistance to identify a suspect(s) following a theft that occurred in the City of Barrie.  On Sunday, September 23, 2018, just after 1:00 a.m...
October 7, 2018
Police & the Community
Suspect Wanted for Theft at Sport Chek

Suspect Wanted for Theft at Sport Chek

The Barrie Police are seeking the public’s assistance to identify a suspect following a theft that occurred in the City of Barrie.   On Sunday, September 30, 2018, a theft had occurred...
October 5, 2018
Police & the Community
Two Men Wanted for Property Damage

Two Men Wanted for Property Damage

The Barrie Police are seeking the public’s assistance to identify two suspects responsible for property damage in downtown Barrie. On Friday, September 14, 2018, just before midnight, two...
October 5, 2018
Police & the Community
Barrie Man Charged with 18 Counts of Mischief

Barrie Man Charged with 18 Counts of Mischief

The Barrie Police are requesting the publics assistance to identify the property and/or owner following a vandalize act. After a lengthy investigation a 25-year-old Barrie...
October 5, 2018
Police & the Community
Phony Plates Used in Gas Drive Off

Phony Plates Used in Gas Drive Off

Barrie Police Service is looking to identify a male suspect after he pumped a tank of gas in a vehicle and drove off without paying. On Wednesday, September 19th, 2018 at approximately 5:00 pm a...
October 5, 2018
Police & the Community
Police on Hunt for Stolen Truck and Outstanding Thief

Police on Hunt for Stolen Truck and Outstanding Thief

Barrie Police are asking the public's assistance in locating a stolen pickup truck after the thief jumped in and drove off while its owner was getting a cup of coffee. On Thursday, September...
October 4, 2018
Police & the Community
Barrie Police to Participate in Operation Impact

Barrie Police to Participate in Operation Impact

(BARRIE, ON) – As the Thanksgiving weekend approaches, motorists are reminded that the Barrie Police Service will be participating in Operation...
October 4, 2018
Police & the Community
Arrested – Ashtoney Thompson (21 yrs.)

Arrested – Ashtoney Thompson (21 yrs.)

(Update) Friday, October 19, 2018. On Wednesday, October 10, 2018, Ashtoney Thompson was located in the Greater Toronto Area, and taken into custody by Toronto Police Service, in an unrelated...
September 21, 2018
Police & the Community
Wanted for Attempted Murder - Jesse Breese (21 yrs.)

Wanted for Attempted Murder - Jesse Breese (21 yrs.)

Investigators are looking to locate 21-year-old Jesse Breese, following a shooting in the City of Barrie, which occurred on Sunday, June 3, 2018. Its' believed he may be in Sarnia, London or...
September 20, 2018
Police & the Community
ARRESTED - Suspect Wanted for Human Trafficking Offences

ARRESTED - Suspect Wanted for Human Trafficking Offences

(UPDATE) Friday, September 21, 2018 Investigators received numerous tips, which assisted in identifying a 23-year-old Barrie man, who was wanted for human trafficking offences. ...
September 19, 2018
Police & the Community
Road Safety Blitz in Community Safety Zones

Road Safety Blitz in Community Safety Zones

Barrie Police Traffic Unit conducted a Road Safety Blitz focusing on Community Safety Zones throughout the week of Monday, September 10th to Friday, September 14th.  Throughout the week, the...
September 18, 2018
Police & the Community
Police Looking to Identify Fourth Robbery Suspect

Police Looking to Identify Fourth Robbery Suspect

(Update) Following an early morning robbery in College Heights Park, Investigators have now charged three people; A 17-year-old female from the City of Toronto has been charged with; Robbery...
September 17, 2018
Police & the Community
Police Seek ID of Theft Suspect

Police Seek ID of Theft Suspect

Barrie Police are looking to ID a male who attempted to steal a cart full of groceries and upon being arrested ran from the Loss Prevention Officer (LPO). On Thursday, September 13th, 2018 just...
September 14, 2018
Police & the Community
Cologne Caper Escapes

Cologne Caper Escapes

Barrie Police are investigating a theft of cologne from a south end drug store even after employees confronted the male suspect. On Monday, August 27th, 2018 at approximately 4:05 pm the lone...
September 14, 2018
Police & the Community
Theft Suspects with a Sweet Tooth Wanted by Police

Theft Suspects with a Sweet Tooth Wanted by Police

The Barrie Police are seeking the public’s assistance to identify two men following a theft that occurred on Tuesday, September, 4, 2018. The theft had been captured on video surveillance...
September 10, 2018
Police & the Community
MALE IDENTIFIED: Speedy Break and Enter Suspect Sought

MALE IDENTIFIED: Speedy Break and Enter Suspect Sought

UPDATE: Wednesday, September 12th, 2018 Barrie Police have identified the suspect in the break and enter to Macewen’s Gas Station located at 652 Dunlop Street West, in the City of Barrie, on...
September 7, 2018
Police & the Community
Doubling Back Criminal Snatches Phone

Doubling Back Criminal Snatches Phone

On Wednesday, August 29th, 2018 at 5:30 pm the victim attended the Circle K located at 63 Essa Road, in the City of Barrie, to purchase lottery tickets.  A short time later he realized he...
September 7, 2018
Police & the Community
ARRESTED and CHARGED: Blue Jays Enthusiast Tried to Get Away with Stolen Beer

ARRESTED and CHARGED: Blue Jays Enthusiast Tried to Get Away with Stolen Beer

UPDATE: Wednesday, September 12th, 2018 Barrie Police have identified and charged a 32-year-old Orillia man with Theft Under $5000 and Fail to Comply with Probation Order after the investigating...
September 4, 2018
Police & the Community
Shoplifter Stopped in His Tracks with Steak and Beer

Shoplifter Stopped in His Tracks with Steak and Beer

On Sunday, September 2nd, 2018 at approximately 2:30 pm  police were called to Zehrs located at 620 Yonge Street, in the City of Barrie, for a shoplifter.  The Loss Prevention Officer...
September 4, 2018
Police & the Community
Neighbourhood Watch Notices Three Suspects Stealing ATV

Neighbourhood Watch Notices Three Suspects Stealing ATV

On Tuesday, August 28th, 2018 at approximately 5:50 pm, a light coloured blue van pulled up on the shoulder of the road in front of 6 Epsom Drive, in the City of Barrie.  A male suspect was seen...
September 4, 2018
Police & the Community
It's Back to School and Time to Review Safety Tips

It's Back to School and Time to Review Safety Tips

The first day of school is only days away for students across Simcoe County. Police would like to remind everyone to safely share the roads with pedestrians, cyclists and school buses. Ensure...
August 31, 2018
Police & the Community
SUSPECT IDENTIFIED: Fleeing Shoplifter Sought

SUSPECT IDENTIFIED: Fleeing Shoplifter Sought

Barrie Police have received information following the release of survelliance footage on the identity of the shoplifter from No Frills located at 165 Wellington Street West.  On Thursaday,...
August 31, 2018
Police & the Community
ARREST - Police Seeking the Identity of a Woman Wanted for Assault

ARREST - Police Seeking the Identity of a Woman Wanted for Assault

(Update) Thursday, August 30, 2018 Police have arrested and charged a 32-year-old woman from Orangeville, Ontario, following an assault. The incident took place on Friday, August 24, 2018, at St....
August 30, 2018
Police & the Community
Suspect Steals Wallet from Thornton and Uses it in Barrie

Suspect Steals Wallet from Thornton and Uses it in Barrie

Barrie Police are looking to identify a male who was captured on video surveillance using a stolen credit card after nine (9) transactions were attempted on financial cards from a stolen wallet...
August 30, 2018
Police & the Community
 A Great Example of Fake News on Social Media

A Great Example of Fake News on Social Media

This document has been circulating on social media for years. Once again, it has gained attention and raised questions. This document was not created or endorsed by the Barrie Police Service....
August 28, 2018
Police & the Community
Back to School Reminders

Back to School Reminders

Back to School is an exciting time for students, but it can have some unforeseen risks. With school only a week away, it is time to teach and/or review basic back to school rules. Walking to...
August 28, 2018
Police & the Community
ARRESTED: Hot Handed Fraudster Sought by Police

ARRESTED: Hot Handed Fraudster Sought by Police

UPDATE: Wednesday, August 29th, 2018 Barrie Police have identified the suspect in the possession of stolen credit cards and fraudulent transactions as a 48-year-old Barrie male. On Monday,...
August 24, 2018