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Residential Search War...
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Grandparent Scam Grabs...
Wed., Oct. 17, 2018 - 12:00 pm
Police Investigate Sto...
Sun., Oct. 21, 2018 - 5:19 am
UPDATE: All Charges Wi...
Fri., Oct. 19, 2018 - 1:00 pm
Police Investigate Sta...
Mon., Oct. 15, 2018 - 3:03 pm
Three Car Collision Le...
Wed., Oct. 10, 2018 - 12:40 pm
Youth Reports Robbery
Tue., Oct. 9, 2018 - 6:57 am
Barrie Man Arrested fo...
Fri., Oct. 5, 2018 - 8:00 am
Two Men Charged after ...
Wed., Oct. 3, 2018 - 2:00 pm

Police & Community News

Police & the Community
Play video for Suspect Sought After Costly Mischief
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Suspect Sought After Costly Mischief

Barrie Police are investigating a mischief after an unknown suspect is caught on camera damaging two vehicles in the driveway of a south-end residence.   On Sunday, July 29th, 2018 at 4:...
August 23, 2018
Police & the Community
The Top Five Intersections for Motor Vehicle Collisions

The Top Five Intersections for Motor Vehicle Collisions

The top five intersections for motor vehicle collisions, in the City of Barrie, have been identified as; Dunlop Street West and Ferndale Drive North​​​​​​  - 13 reported collisions...
August 22, 2018
Police & the Community
ARRESTED: Female Caught on Camera Using Stolen Cards

ARRESTED: Female Caught on Camera Using Stolen Cards

UPDATE: Wednesday, August 29th, 2018 Barrie Police have identified a female responsible for the use of a stolen credit card after a duffel bag was stolen out of a car on Chippawa Court the first...
August 21, 2018
Police & the Community
Arrest - A Crime of Opportunity Caught on Video Surveillance

Arrest - A Crime of Opportunity Caught on Video Surveillance

(Update) A 19-year-old Barrie woman has been arrested and charged with Theft Under $5,000. She will appear in a Barrie Court of Justice in September.  Thank you to the community and ...
August 21, 2018
Police & the Community
A Stolen Bicycle Leads Police to a Local Pawn Shop

A Stolen Bicycle Leads Police to a Local Pawn Shop

The Barrie Police Service is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect following a theft in the City of Barrie. On Tuesday, August 14, 2018, at 12:00 p.m. a theft occurred at...
August 20, 2018
Police & the Community
UPDATE: Stolen Batteries and Pump Stolen Then Recycled

UPDATE: Stolen Batteries and Pump Stolen Then Recycled

UPDATE: Tuesday, August 21st, 2018 Barrie Police have identified one male responsible for the theft of the batteries from the rear of St. Onge Recreation on Friday, August 17th. 2018.  A 32-...
August 20, 2018
Police & the Community
The Passing of Retired K9 Tex

The Passing of Retired K9 Tex

It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of retired Barrie Police Service Dog (PSD) Tex. Sadly, Tex passed away on Wednesday night, at the age of thirteen. From 2006 to 2015 he bravely...
August 16, 2018
Police & the Community
Shoplifter Slips Away with Razors and Allergy Medication

Shoplifter Slips Away with Razors and Allergy Medication

Barrie Police is looking for assistance from the public to identify a shoplifter who fled on foot into a bush area while an employee and witness were on his tail. On Wednesday, August...
August 16, 2018
Police & the Community
Recovered Property In Search of Rightful Owners

Recovered Property In Search of Rightful Owners

Barrie Police Service are in the midst of a lengthy investigation into multiple residential break and enters in our area, which has included collaborative work with neighbouring...
August 13, 2018
Police & the Community
Man and Woman Caught on Video Surveillance Wanted by Police

Man and Woman Caught on Video Surveillance Wanted by Police

The Barrie Police Service is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying two suspects following a theft in the City of Barrie. On Saturday, July 28, 2018, a theft occurred at Cabela...
August 13, 2018
Police & the Community
Guardians Half Marathon and 5KM

Guardians Half Marathon and 5KM

On Sunday, October 14, 2018, the Ontario Law Enforcement Torch Run (OLETR) in co-operation with Special Olympics Ontario is hosting the Guardians Half Marathon & 5KM. The...
August 9, 2018
Police & the Community
Suspects in Possession of Stolen Credit Cards Sought

Suspects in Possession of Stolen Credit Cards Sought

On Friday, June 8, 2018, several credit cards had been stolen from a wallet that had been left in a vehicle parked at the Barrie City Marina. Police have recently obtained video surveillance which...
August 9, 2018
Police & the Community
Barrie Police Welcomes Seven New Constables

Barrie Police Welcomes Seven New Constables

The Barrie Police Service is proud to welcome seven members from Recruit Class #1802 to its ranks at a special badge ceremony, which will be held on Friday,  August 10, 2018, ...
August 9, 2018
Police & the Community
August is National Drug Drop Off Month

August is National Drug Drop Off Month

Police across Canada urge all Canadians to help prevent unnecessary tragedies from occurring. Medication in the home is the leading cause of poisoning in children. Small amounts of adult...
August 2, 2018
Police & the Community
 Suspect Makes Use of ATM Card left in Bank Machine

Suspect Makes Use of ATM Card left in Bank Machine

The Barrie Police has recently received video surveillance and is seeking the public’s assistance to identify a suspect wanted for fraud. On Saturday May, 12, 2018, a fraudulent transaction...
August 1, 2018
Police & the Community
Police Seek ID of Suspect After Meat Stolen and Suspect Flees

Police Seek ID of Suspect After Meat Stolen and Suspect Flees

On Tuesday, July 31st, 2018 at 6:35 pm a male was observed by a Loss Prevention Officer (LPO) walking past cashiers and leaving Walmart, located at 35 Mapleview Drive in the City...
August 1, 2018
Police & the Community
Investigators Seeking Suspects Identity Following Several Thefts from Shoppers Drug Mart

Investigators Seeking Suspects Identity Following Several Thefts from Shoppers Drug Mart

The Barrie Police Service is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect following a theft in the City of Barrie. On Sunday, July 22, 2018, a theft occurred at Shoppers Drug...
July 31, 2018
Police & the Community
BPS Traffic Unit Appealing for Information in March Fail to Remain

BPS Traffic Unit Appealing for Information in March Fail to Remain

The Barrie Police Traffic Unit is appealing to the public yet again after further information on vehicle damages has be gathered in a fail to remain collision from March, 2018.  On...
July 30, 2018
Police & the Community
World Day Against Trafficking In Persons

World Day Against Trafficking In Persons

Human trafficking is a crime and human rights abuse that’s sometimes referred to as “modern day slavery.” There are different types of human trafficking that takes place in...
July 30, 2018
Police & the Community
Operation Dry Water: A Collaborative Approach with The Canadian Safe Boating Council

Operation Dry Water: A Collaborative Approach with The Canadian Safe Boating Council

Drinking and boating accounts for approximately 40% of boating-related fatalities on Canadian waterways. In 2018, the Canadian Safe Boating Council along with the Barrie Police Service are also...
July 30, 2018
Police & the Community
CDSA Search Warrant Leads to Four Arrests

CDSA Search Warrant Leads to Four Arrests

After a lengthy investigation, the Barrie Police Street Crime Unit has charged four (4) people with drug trafficking related charges. On Tuesday, July 24th, 2018 members of the Barrie Police...
July 27, 2018
Police & the Community
Sleight of Hand Theft Lands in Barrie

Sleight of Hand Theft Lands in Barrie

Barrie Police is warning the public about a new sleight of hand theft that has now targeted a victim in the Barrie area. On Thursday, July 26th, 2018 at approximately 2:30 pm the victim was...
July 27, 2018
Police & the Community
Female Sought for Credit Card Fraud South of the City

Female Sought for Credit Card Fraud South of the City

A lengthy investigation has led Barrie Police to seek public assistance to identify a female responsible for a fraud using a stolen credit card. On Thursday, March 29th, 2018 at approximately 6:40...
July 25, 2018
Police & the Community
Cybertip.ca Alert: Cake app

Cybertip.ca Alert: Cake app

The Canadian Centre for Child Protection, through its Cybertip.ca program, wants to make parents aware of the app Cake – Live Stream Video Chat and its risks for teens after recently learning...
July 25, 2018
Police & the Community
Suspect Sought Following Several Thefts from Cabela’s

Suspect Sought Following Several Thefts from Cabela’s

The Barrie Police has recently received video surveillance and are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect following several retail thefts and frauds. On Sunday, June 29,...
July 24, 2018
Police & the Community
Kijiji Scam Involving the Sale of a Chevrolet Pickup Truck

Kijiji Scam Involving the Sale of a Chevrolet Pickup Truck

Barrie Police are cautioning people of a fraud scam that a few citizens of Barrie have fallen victim to over the past week.  The scam involves a Kijiji ad selling a Chevrolet pick up truck...
July 24, 2018
Police & the Community
Fraud Alert - Door-To-Door Terry Fox Scam

Fraud Alert - Door-To-Door Terry Fox Scam

The Barrie Police Service is warning local residents after being alerted that scammers are going to door-to-door and asking for pledges in the name of Terry Fox. Police have received reports...
July 23, 2018
Police & the Community
Driver of Stolen Vehicle Deemed Impaired by Drug

Driver of Stolen Vehicle Deemed Impaired by Drug

Investigators with the Barrie Police Traffic Services have arrested and charged a 29-year-old man and 31-year-old woman from Barrie, following a motor vehicle collision on Hurst Drive, in the City of...
July 20, 2018
Police & the Community
Commercial Break and Enter

Commercial Break and Enter

The Barrie Police Service has received video surveillance and is seeking the public’s assistance to identify two suspects responsible for a break and enter at a downtown business, located at 18...
July 19, 2018
Police & the Community
Investigators Continue to Seek Whereabouts of Jesse Breese (21 yrs.) Wanted for Attempted Murder

Investigators Continue to Seek Whereabouts of Jesse Breese (21 yrs.) Wanted for Attempted Murder

The investigation into a daytime shooting on Sunday, June 3, 2018, outside an apartment complex on Edgehill Drive, in the City of Barrie, continues and has police seeking a fourth suspect....
July 18, 2018