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Police & Community News

Police & the Community
Early Morning Armed Robbery

Early Morning Armed Robbery

Investigators with the Barrie Police Service are seeking public assistance in identifying four suspects following a gas station convenience store robbery. On Friday, June 29, 2018, just after 2:00...
June 29, 2018
Police & the Community
Police Warn of Extortion on Pornographic Websites

Police Warn of Extortion on Pornographic Websites

Investigators with the Barrie Police Crimes Against Persons Unit are warning the public, especially men about an alleged online extortion scam. The scam involves suspects creating fake female...
June 29, 2018
Police & the Community
Planning a Boat Trip this Weekend

Planning a Boat Trip this Weekend

Getting ready for a boat trip this long weekend? If you are hitting the waterways ensure you have all the correct information you need to make your holiday weekend a safe and enjoyable...
June 29, 2018
Police & the Community
This Canada Day Long Weekend Celebrate Safely

This Canada Day Long Weekend Celebrate Safely

This long-weekend Canadians will be celebrating Canada’s Birthday.  In keeping with Canadian tradition, fireworks displays will be taking place across the country and overseen by...
June 29, 2018
Police & the Community
Woman Sought for Theft at Zehrs Market

Woman Sought for Theft at Zehrs Market

The Barrie Police are seeking the public’s assistance to identify a woman following a theft that occurred on Wednesday, June 27, 2018. The theft had been captured on video surveillance from...
June 28, 2018
Police & the Community
 Woman Sought for Theft of Gas

Woman Sought for Theft of Gas

The Barrie Police are seeking the public’s assistance to identify a woman following a theft of gas that occurred on Thursday, June 7 and Tuesday, June 26, 2018. The theft had been captured...
June 28, 2018
Police & the Community
Two Males Wanted for Label Frauds

Two Males Wanted for Label Frauds

Barrie Police Service is looking to identify two males responsible for an ongoing team fraud which involved false labels and distraction techniques. Barrie Police were called to Canadian Tire...
June 27, 2018
Police & the Community
Play video for Message From Barrie Police Chief Kimberley Greenwood
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Message From Barrie Police Chief Kimberley Greenwood

Media Press Conference: Tuesday, June 26th, 2018 @ 5:00 pm Location: Barrie Police Service, 29 Sperling Drive Barrie Message from Barrie Police Chief Kimberley Greenwood: "On Friday...
June 26, 2018
Police & the Community
Police Looking to ID Travelling Fraudster

Police Looking to ID Travelling Fraudster

Barrie Police Service is looking for the public's assistance in identifying a suspect wanted in two separate identity frauds that occurred in the City of Barrie. On Friday, March 16th,...
June 26, 2018
Police & the Community
Police Look to ID Dress Thief

Police Look to ID Dress Thief

Barrie Police Service is looking for the public’s assistance after a male suspect entered a standalone retail shop in a Bayfield Street plaza, stealing two (2) dresses. On Saturday, June 9th...
June 19, 2018
Police & the Community
Male Sought After Attempt Theft of Power Tools Valued at Over $300

Male Sought After Attempt Theft of Power Tools Valued at Over $300

Barrie Police Service is currently looking for the public's assistance in locating a male who fled a Loss Prevention Officer after walking straight out the front door with power tools...
June 18, 2018
Police & the Community
Robbery Suspect Sought by Police

Robbery Suspect Sought by Police

Investigators with the Barrie Police Service are seeking public assistance in identifying a suspect following a convenience store robbery. On Friday, June 15, 2018, at 3:18 a.m., a suspect entered...
June 15, 2018
Police & the Community
Federal Inmate Arrested - Keith James

Federal Inmate Arrested - Keith James

(Update) Monday, June 18, 2018 On Monday, June 18, 2018, the Repeat Offender Parole Enforcement (R.O.P.E.) Squad located and arrested federal offender Keith James.  The accused was...
June 14, 2018
Police & the Community
Video Surveillance Captures Suspect in Possession of Stolen Property

Video Surveillance Captures Suspect in Possession of Stolen Property

The Barrie Police are seeking the public’s assistance to identify a woman who is believed to be in possession of a stolen debit credit. On Sunday June 10, 2018, a wallet had had been stolen...
June 14, 2018
Police & the Community
 Suspects Sought Following Theft at Shoppers Drug Mart

Suspects Sought Following Theft at Shoppers Drug Mart

Barrie Police have recently received photos from a theft that occurred on Sunday, June 10, 2018, at Shoppers Drug Mart, located at 420 Essa Road, in the City of Barrie. Video surveillance captured...
June 13, 2018
Police & the Community
Constable  Sarah  Bamford and  Sergeant  Peter  Leon  Honoured with the Catherine  Martin  Award  of  Excellence  in  Media  Relations

Constable Sarah Bamford and Sergeant Peter Leon Honoured with the Catherine Martin Award of Excellence in Media Relations

(Toronto, ON) – Ontario’s police leaders are proud to announce that Constable  Sarah  Bamford of the Barrie Police Service and Sergeant Peter  Leon  of the Ontario...
June 13, 2018
Police & the Community
 UPDATE - Third Suspect Arrested Following Shooting in Barrie

UPDATE - Third Suspect Arrested Following Shooting in Barrie

Investigators with Barrie Police Service have arrested a third man and are seeking 21-year-old Jesse Breese and one unidentified male. It has been determined a total of four men were involved in...
June 10, 2018
Police & the Community
UPDATE - Fourth Suspect Identified and Wanted for Shooting - Jesse Breese (21 yrs.)

UPDATE - Fourth Suspect Identified and Wanted for Shooting - Jesse Breese (21 yrs.)

Investigators with Barrie Police Service are now seeking a fourth suspect as part of an ongoing investigation into a shooting that occurred in the City of Barrie, on Sunday June 3, 2018. The...
June 10, 2018
Police & the Community
Street Crime Arrests Lead to Cocaine and Cash Seized

Street Crime Arrests Lead to Cocaine and Cash Seized

After a month long investigation, the Barrie Police Street Crime Unit has charged three (3) people with drug trafficking related charges. On Wednesday, May 30th, 2018 members of the Barrie Police...
June 8, 2018
Police & the Community
UPDATE: Two Suspects Wanted After Break and Enter and Theft of Two Vehicles

UPDATE: Two Suspects Wanted After Break and Enter and Theft of Two Vehicles

UPDATE: Tuesday, June 12th, 2018 On Tuesday, June 12th, 2018 Barrie Police Service received a call from Waterloo Regional Police after the 1999 Ford F350 stolen from an address on Garabaldi Drive...
June 8, 2018
Police & the Community
 UPDATE: Second Male Arrested Following Shooting in Barrie

UPDATE: Second Male Arrested Following Shooting in Barrie

Investigators with Barrie Police Service have arrested a second man and are seeking two additional suspects as part of an ongoing investigation into a shooting that occurred in the City of Barrie, on...
June 7, 2018
Police & the Community
Police Look to ID Repeat Pump and Dash Customer

Police Look to ID Repeat Pump and Dash Customer

Barrie Police are looking to identify a male who has spent the last six (6) months pumping gas and driving off without paying. On Sunday, May 26th, 2018 at approximately 12:50 pm the male suspect...
June 7, 2018
Police & the Community
ARRESTED: Suspect Sought After Vehicle with Dog Inside Stolen and Then Ditched

ARRESTED: Suspect Sought After Vehicle with Dog Inside Stolen and Then Ditched

UPDATE: Wednesday, June 13th, 2018 On Friday, June 8th, 2018 police received various tips identifying the male suspect involved in the theft of vehicle, identification and tools from May 30th,...
June 6, 2018
Police & the Community
Possession of Stolen Credit Card

Possession of Stolen Credit Card

On Tuesday, May 29, 2018, a credit card had been stolen from a vehicle parked at a residence located on Wellington Street, in the City of Barrie. Video surveillance captured a suspect utilizing...
June 5, 2018
Police & the Community
One Man Arrested Following Shooting in Barrie

One Man Arrested Following Shooting in Barrie

On Sunday, June 3, 2018, just after 4:00 p.m., Barrie Police responded to reports of a shooting outside an apartment complex, located at 90 Edgehill Drive, in the City of Barrie. Prior to...
June 4, 2018
Police & the Community
Officers Looking to Identify a Suspect After Grocery Store Assault

Officers Looking to Identify a Suspect After Grocery Store Assault

A seemingly unprovoked assault in the middle of the day at a Barrie grocery store has launched an investigation by officers to identify the suspect. On Sunday, May 27th, 2018 at approximately 2:45...
June 4, 2018
Police & the Community
Theft of Formula and Allergy Medication

Theft of Formula and Allergy Medication

Barrie Police Service is currently looking to identify a male who appeared to have a well laid out plan for theft that was foiled by an observant store manager. On Saturday, June 2nd, 2018 at 2:20...
June 4, 2018
Police & the Community
ARRESTED: Sweet Smelling Thief Sought

ARRESTED: Sweet Smelling Thief Sought

UPDATE: Wednesday, July 18th, 2018 Barrie Police received multiple tips leading to the identity of the suspect responsible for the theft of cologne from Shoppers Drug Mart on Thursday, May...
June 4, 2018
Police & the Community
Toys R Us Theft - Suspects Wanted

Toys R Us Theft - Suspects Wanted

The Barrie Police is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect following a theft. On Friday, June 1, 2018, police were called to Toys R Us, located at 555 Bayfield Street, in...
June 4, 2018
Police & the Community
Walmart Theft – Suspect Sought

Walmart Theft – Suspect Sought

The Barrie Police is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect following a theft. On Thursday, May 24, 2018, police were called to Walmart, located at 456 Bayfield Street, in...
June 4, 2018