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Police & Community News

Police & the Community
Smash and Grab Suspects Arrested

Smash and Grab Suspects Arrested

Update: Thursday, March 31, 2016 On Tuesday, March 29, 2016 Toronto Police Service located and arrested 44-year-old Aaron Whiting, from Barrie. The accused will remain in the custody of Toronto...
March 22, 2016
Police & the Community
Distracted Driving Campaign

Distracted Driving Campaign

The Barrie Police Service is ramping up their annual distracted driving campaign, which will continue through the Easter long weekend. The campaign is intended to raise awareness about the risks...
March 21, 2016
Police & the Community
Examples of Ongoing Email Frauds

Examples of Ongoing Email Frauds

Recently one of our own Media Officers began receiving fraudulent emails to her personal account.  We decided to take this opportunity to share some of the most common email scams and some tips...
March 16, 2016
Police & the Community
St. Patrick's Day Celebrations

St. Patrick's Day Celebrations

The Barrie Police will be stepping up their presence throughout the City of Barrie on St. Patrick’s Day as there will be an increase in the number of revelers, especially downtown. Motorists...
March 16, 2016
Police & the Community
CASE CLOSED: Cigarette Thief from Jug City

CASE CLOSED: Cigarette Thief from Jug City

Police received numerous tips anonymously in regards to this incident.  All unanimously identified the suspect as the same person.  Charges are pending in regards to locating the male for...
March 14, 2016
Police & the Community
Ball Glove Stealing Trio Wanted

Ball Glove Stealing Trio Wanted

On Wednesday, February 24th, 2016 at 3:20pm two males and a female were involved in a theft from National Sports, located at 353 Bayfield Street, in the City of Barrie. Video surveillance recently...
March 11, 2016
Police & the Community
Arrest Made Following A String of Thefts from Rona

Arrest Made Following A String of Thefts from Rona

On Friday, September, 9, 2016, Police arrested and charged two men following a ring of thefts that occurred in December of 2015 and January 2016, from Rona located on Mapleview Drive, in the...
March 11, 2016
Police & the Community
Looking To Identify Fraud Suspect

Looking To Identify Fraud Suspect

The Barrie Police Service is seeking assistance in identifying a male suspect following a fraud at Staples, located at 36 Barrie View Drive, in the City of Barrie. On Wednesday, February 17, 2016...
March 3, 2016
Police & the Community
Federal Inmate Located and Arrested

Federal Inmate Located and Arrested

On Saturday, March 5, 2016, Jamie David COOK was located and arrested in Newmarket, by the ROPE Squad. He will be returned to a secure facility where he will serve the remainder of his sentence...
March 2, 2016
Police & the Community
Toys R Us Theft

Toys R Us Theft

The Barrie Police Service is seeking witnesses to assist with identifying a male and female suspect following a theft at Toys R Us, located at 555 Bayfield Street, in the City of Barrie. On...
March 2, 2016
Police & the Community
MARCH - Fraud Prevention Month - Canada Revenue Agency (C.R.A) Scam

MARCH - Fraud Prevention Month - Canada Revenue Agency (C.R.A) Scam

Police are strongly advising people of all ages to beware of telephone scams, commonly known as the; Canada Revenue Agency (CRA), Emergency/Grandparent Scam. These scams tend to target the...
March 1, 2016
Police & the Community
Rona Theft Suspect Wanted

Rona Theft Suspect Wanted

The Barrie Police Service is seeking witnesses to assist with identifying a male suspect following a theft at Rona, located at 61 Mapleview Drive, East, in the City of Barrie. On Friday, February...
February 29, 2016
Police & the Community
Stolen Property Recovered

Stolen Property Recovered

The Barrie Police is currently investigating recovered stolen property, which has included a females K2 snow board.  The investigation is ongoing and police are attempting to locate...
February 26, 2016
Police & the Community
Police Retirees of Ontario may call your Home - This is NOT a Scam

Police Retirees of Ontario may call your Home - This is NOT a Scam

The Barrie Police Service would like to inform the public they may receive a phone call from The Police Retirees of Ontario (PRO) which is a non-profit organization. This is a LEGIT fundraising...
February 25, 2016
Police & the Community
Three Females Wanted For Theft

Three Females Wanted For Theft

Upon receiving video surveillance and speaking with witnesses, the Barrie Police is seeking the public’s assistance with identifying three women following a theft at National Sports, located at...
February 24, 2016
Police & the Community
Play video for Pink Shirt Day
Play Video

Pink Shirt Day

The Barrie Police Service is supporting Pink Shirt Day and raising awareness for anti-bullying.  Why a Pink Shirt? The idea comes from an incredible group of high school...
February 23, 2016
Police & the Community
SportChek Theft - Seeking Identity of Suspect

SportChek Theft - Seeking Identity of Suspect

The Barrie Police Service is seeking witnesses to assist with identifying a male suspect following a theft at SportChek, located at 80 Concert Way, in the City of Barrie. On Tuesday, February 16,...
February 23, 2016
Police & the Community
Wanted For Theft

Wanted For Theft

Police have identified the suspect as 27-year-old Andrew Atkinson, from Barrie. He is currently wanted on a warrant for theft under $5,000. Anyone with information as to his whereabouts is...
February 23, 2016
Police & the Community
Seeking Identity of Theft Suspects

Seeking Identity of Theft Suspects

Upon receiving video surveillance, the Barrie Police Service is seeking the public’s assistance with identify two suspects following a theft at Rexall Pharma Plus, located at 567 Essa Road, in...
February 22, 2016
Police & the Community
Police Find A Ride Along

Police Find A Ride Along

On Sunday, February 21, 2016, just before midnight police located a dog wandering in the Livingstone Street area, in the City of Barrie. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Barrie SPCA...
February 22, 2016
Police & the Community
The Fraudsters Tried To Scam The Police!

The Fraudsters Tried To Scam The Police!

This link in this message is from Russia and is commonly referred to as a "Phishing" scam. These scams are all about tricking you into handing over your personal and banking details to...
February 19, 2016
Police & the Community
Celebrate International Women's Day

Celebrate International Women's Day

Join fellow community members to walk together at Sunnidale Park on Tuesday, March 8, 2016 at 4:00 p.m. We are walking to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievement of women...
February 18, 2016
Police & the Community
Suspects Caught On Video Using Stolen Credit Card

Suspects Caught On Video Using Stolen Credit Card

The Barrie Police Service is looking for your assistance in identifying two suspects utilizing a stolen credit card to purchase items at Shoppers Drug Mart, located on Wellington Street, in the...
February 18, 2016
Police & the Community
Barrie Police Auxiliary Celebrate 40 Years of Service

Barrie Police Auxiliary Celebrate 40 Years of Service

On Thursday, June 2, 2016 The Barrie Police Auxiliary Unit will be celebrating 40 years of service. To kick-off the celebration the Barrie Police vehicles have been outfitted with a “...
February 17, 2016
Police & the Community
Seeking Identity of Fraud Suspects

Seeking Identity of Fraud Suspects

Police are seeking the identity of two males who may be in possession of a stolen wallet that had been lost in downtown Barrie on Saturday, February 13, 2016. Further investigation has led police...
February 17, 2016
Police & the Community
Break and Enter Suspect Arrested

Break and Enter Suspect Arrested

On Thursday, February 18, 2016 members of the Barrie Police Street Crime Unit arrested a 24-year-old Barrie male who had been identified for a break and enter at a residence on Mowat Crescent in the...
February 17, 2016
Police & the Community
Night Prowler Arrested

Night Prowler Arrested

On Thursday, February 18, 2016 members of the Barrie Police Street Crime Unit arrested a 24-year-old Barrie male who had been who had been prowling at night around a residence on Austen Lane, in the...
February 16, 2016
Police & the Community
Family Day -Records Department Closed

Family Day -Records Department Closed

The Barrie Police Records Department will be closed on Monday,February 15, 2016 for Family Day. Regular hours will resume on Tuesday, February 16, 2016. Hours of Operation: Monday - ...
February 14, 2016
Police & the Community
Nominate Your Police Hero Today!

Nominate Your Police Hero Today!

Every day, thousands of Ontarians rely on professional police officers, 9-1-1 dispatchers and other police service personnel to keep their families and communities safe. Now, the Police...
February 13, 2016
Police & the Community
6th Annual Barrie Crisis Intervention Training

6th Annual Barrie Crisis Intervention Training

The Barrie Police Service will be hosting the 6th Annual Barrie Crisis Intervention Training (C.I.T), the week of Monday February 8th through to Friday February 12th, 2016. The Barrie Crisis...
February 9, 2016