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Police & Community News

Police & the Community
Camera thieves caught on film

Camera thieves caught on film

Barrie Police are looking for two male suspects after a camera store was broken into in the City of Barrie, and thousands of dollars’ worth of camera equipment was stolen. On November 10,...
November 22, 2018
Police & the Community
Scent Thieves Continue to Steal from Shoppers Drug Mart

Scent Thieves Continue to Steal from Shoppers Drug Mart

  Over the past seven weeks, the Barrie Police Service has been appealing to the public for assistance after a number of Shoppers Drug Mart stores in the City of Barrie have been targeted by...
November 19, 2018
Police & the Community
Scents Stolen From Shoppers Drug Mart

Scents Stolen From Shoppers Drug Mart

The Barrie Police Service is appealing to the public for assistance after a theft was reported in the City of Barrie. On Tuesday, November 6, 2018, at approximately 5:00 p.m., two females...
November 8, 2018
Police & the Community
Police looking for identity of sleepy suspect

Police looking for identity of sleepy suspect

On the night of Saturday, September 8, 2018, a suspect entered the Walmart store located on Mapleview Drive in the City of Barrie, before the store closed for the night. The suspect concealed...
November 8, 2018
Police & the Community
Police seeking identity of assault suspect

Police seeking identity of assault suspect

Police are seeking the identity of a male who assaulted a female at a five-points restaurant in downtown Barrie on Friday, November 2, 2018. The suspect spoke briefly with the victim outside and...
November 5, 2018
Police & the Community
Crime Prevention Week 2018 - “Know Your Source”

Crime Prevention Week 2018 - “Know Your Source”

(BARRIE, ON) – This year, Crime Prevention Week runs from November 4-10, 2018 and the Barrie Police Service is proud to support the Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police’s (OACP) 2018...
November 2, 2018
Police & the Community
Calls from Police Retirees of Ontario are not a scam

Calls from Police Retirees of Ontario are 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 (P.R.O), which is a non-profit organization. These calls relate...
November 2, 2018
Police & the Community
Can You Help Identify this Suspect?

Can You Help Identify this Suspect?

The Barrie Police is appealing to the public for assistance after a mischief was reported in the City of Barrie. On Monday, October 29, 2018, at 1;10 a.m., police responded to health care facility...
November 2, 2018
Police & the Community
Police Record Checks in Ontario are Changing

Police Record Checks in Ontario are Changing

The Police Record Check Reform Act (PRCRA) was passed on December 1, 2015, and will be enacted on November 1, 2018.  The PRCRA ensures a clear, consistent and comprehensive set of standards to...
October 31, 2018
Police & the Community
Halloween Safety Tips

Halloween Safety Tips

As you put the final touches on your costumes, keep these safety tips in mind to make sure your Halloween is a fun and not frightful night! Travelling: Drivers should watch for children...
October 29, 2018
Police & the Community
Police Looking for Allergy Medication Thief

Police Looking for Allergy Medication Thief

Barrie Police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a male shoplifter who was captured on camera loading up his goods and then darting. On Sunday, October 7th, 2018 at...
October 25, 2018
Police & the Community
Police In Ontario Conduct Human Trafficking Outreach Through Operation Northern Spotlight

Police In Ontario Conduct Human Trafficking Outreach Through Operation Northern Spotlight

(ORILLIA, ON) – Members of police services throughout Ontario were able to ensure the safety of seven people who were in exploitative situations, including two under the age of 18 as a result...
October 24, 2018
Police & the Community
FRAUD ALERT: Grandparent Scam and CRA Scam Re-Surfacing in Barrie

FRAUD ALERT: Grandparent Scam and CRA Scam Re-Surfacing in Barrie

Barrie Police have recently received calls from Barrie residents whom have fallen victim to or have received fraudulent calls using both the Emergency or Grandparent scam and Canadian Revenue...
October 22, 2018
Police & the Community
Four Fragrance Thieves Unsuccessful But Still Sought by Police

Four Fragrance Thieves Unsuccessful But Still Sought by Police

On Wednesday, October 17th, 2018 at 9:15 pm four (4) females entered the Shoppers Drug Mart located at 524 Bayfield Street, in the City of Barrie.  Employees recognized the group from a previous...
October 19, 2018
Police & the Community
Public Safety Alert - Purple Coloured Substance Surfaces in the Community

Public Safety Alert - Purple Coloured Substance Surfaces in the Community

The Barrie Police Service has learned of a dangerous strain of suspected Heroin and/or Cocaine, which has surfaced within the community. The substance is believed to have a purple colouring and...
October 18, 2018
Police & the Community
Cannabis Legalization - What You Need to Know

Cannabis Legalization - What You Need to Know

Recreational Cannabis usage will become legal in Canada as of October 17, 2018. If you choose to use cannabis, use it in a manner that is respectful, lawful and in a way that keeps it out of the...
October 16, 2018
Police & the Community
Four Suspects Distracting and Dashing Local at Shoppers Drug Marts

Four Suspects Distracting and Dashing Local at Shoppers Drug Marts

Barrie Police are investigating a string of thefts occurring across our city involving the same four suspects. On Tuesday, October 2nd, 2018 just after 6:30 pm two female suspects entered the...
October 10, 2018
Police & the Community
Police Seeking Identity of Suspects in Shoppers Drug Mart Theft

Police Seeking Identity of Suspects in Shoppers Drug Mart Theft

The Barrie Police Service is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying two suspects following a theft in the City of Barrie. On Friday, October 5, 2018, a theft occurred at Shoppers...
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
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
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
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
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