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Police & Community News

Police & the Community
Text Message Scams

Text Message Scams

Barrie Police have received several reports of a scam and are warning cell phone consumers to be on the lookout for unsolicited and unwanted text messages.  The text messaging scam uses...
December 4, 2017
Police & the Community
Executed Warrants Leads to Money, Drugs Seized and Stolen Property Recovered

Executed Warrants Leads to Money, Drugs Seized and Stolen Property Recovered

In November 2017, the Barrie Police Street Crime Unit concluded a thorough investigation involving the trafficking of controlled substances from a residence on Sanford Street, in the City of Barrie...
December 4, 2017
Police & the Community
IDENTIFIED: Two Suspects in Theft of $2500 Autel Maxisys Pro Vehicle Scanner

IDENTIFIED: Two Suspects in Theft of $2500 Autel Maxisys Pro Vehicle Scanner

Barrie Police Service received multiple tips almost immediately after distributing the surveillance photographs and the two suspects have been identified. The investigation is currently ongoing...
December 1, 2017
Police & the Community
Barrie Police Partner with OPP and  Local Health Unit - Battling Opioids Crisis Together

Barrie Police Partner with OPP and Local Health Unit - Battling Opioids Crisis Together

(ORILLIA, ON) – Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) detachments across Simcoe County and the District of Muskoka along with the Barrie, South Simcoe and Midland Police Services have partnered with...
December 1, 2017
Police & the Community
Police Investigating Theft of Tires

Police Investigating Theft of Tires

The Barrie Police are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a vehicle following a theft at Georgian Pontiac, located at 65 Barrie View Drive, in the City of Barrie. On Sunday,...
November 28, 2017
Police & the Community
Play video for Two Suspects Sought After Entering a Car near Ardagh and Mapleton
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Two Suspects Sought After Entering a Car near Ardagh and Mapleton

On Monday, November 27th, 2017 at 1:00am two unknown persons were captured on video surveillance entering a vehicle in the residential area of Ardagh Road and Mapleton Avenue, in...
November 27, 2017
Police & the Community
Police Looking to ID Trio in Walmart Incident

Police Looking to ID Trio in Walmart Incident

Barrie Police Service is asking for the public's assistance in identifying three people in connection with an incident at Walmart Sunday. On Sunday, November 26th, 2017 at 3:26pm police...
November 27, 2017
Police & the Community
Police Looking to ID Female After Theft of Wallet

Police Looking to ID Female After Theft of Wallet

Barrie Police Service is asking for the public's assistance in identifying a female after a bold theft from a downtown motel. On Wednesday, November 15th, 2017 officers attended the Knights...
November 24, 2017
Police & the Community
Shoppers Drug Mart Theft

Shoppers Drug Mart Theft

The Barrie Police are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect following a robbery at Shoppers Drug Mart. On Wednesday, November 22, 2017, just before 12:00 a.m. officers...
November 24, 2017
Police & the Community
Arrested - Theft of Donation Change Box

Arrested - Theft of Donation Change Box

(Update) Saturday, November 25, 2017 On Tuesday, November 14, 2017, a suspect had been captured on video surveillance stealing a coin donation box from Mac's Convenience, located at 610...
November 23, 2017
Police & the Community
Duo Execute Quick Break and Enter

Duo Execute Quick Break and Enter

On the Friday, November 17th, 2017 at approximately 4:30am, police attended 71 Anne Street South  in the City of Barrie, in regards to a break and enter.  The alarm company called to...
November 23, 2017
Police & the Community
Robbery Suspect Sought by Police

Robbery Suspect Sought by Police

The Barrie Police are seeking the public’s assistance to identify a suspect following a robbery that occurred on Thursday, November 16, 2017, at 5:20 a.m., at Mac’s Convenience, located...
November 23, 2017
Police & the Community
Police Looking to ID Two Males in Theft of Trail Cameras

Police Looking to ID Two Males in Theft of Trail Cameras

On Thursday, November 2nd, 2017 at 2:20pm two suspects entered Cabela's Sporting Goods located at 50 Concert Way, in the City of Barrie.  They were observed on surveillance...
November 22, 2017
Police & the Community
JOINT FORCES PROBE TAKES DOWN REGIONAL DRUG TRAFFICKERS- Six Charged; Drugs, Guns and Cash Seized

JOINT FORCES PROBE TAKES DOWN REGIONAL DRUG TRAFFICKERS- Six Charged; Drugs, Guns and Cash Seized

Several residents of Central Ontario face numerous charges following a three-month investigation focused on the distribution of illegal drugs through the Greater Simcoe County area. Project...
November 21, 2017
Police & the Community
Charges Laid with Stolen Vehicle Used in Robbery at Ultramar

Charges Laid with Stolen Vehicle Used in Robbery at Ultramar

UPDATE: Wednesday, December 6th, 2017 @ 2:10pm On Thursday, November 30th, 2017 officers arrested and charged a 37-year-old Barrie male with Theft of Motor Vehicle, Robbery with a Weapon, Disguise...
November 20, 2017
Police & the Community

Two Suspects Identified After Theft of Three Poppy Donation Boxes

Barrie Police Service have identified two suspects in connection with a string of thefts of Poppy Donation Boxes from Friday, November 10th, 2017.  After a lengthy investigation, including...
November 10, 2017
Police & the Community
Woman Sought for Possession of Stolen Debit Card

Woman Sought for Possession of Stolen Debit Card

The Barrie Police are seeking the public’s assistance to identify a female who is believed to be in possession of a stolen debit card. The victim noted his debit card had been missing and...
November 10, 2017
Police & the Community
Seeking Theft Suspect – Factory Direct

Seeking Theft Suspect – Factory Direct

The Barrie Police is seeking the public’s assistance to identify a suspect responsible for a theft at Factory Direct, located at 400 Bayfield Street, in the City Barrie. On Thursday,...
November 10, 2017
Police & the Community
Police Looking to ID Male Driving Un-plated Vehicle

Police Looking to ID Male Driving Un-plated Vehicle

Barrie Police Service is looking to identify a person involved in a theft of fuel in an un-plated vehicle from a Barrie gas station. On Tuesday, October 31st, 2017 at 3:35pm a newer model, four...
November 10, 2017
Police & the Community
Deadly Opioid U-47700 Seized in August Investigation

Deadly Opioid U-47700 Seized in August Investigation

In August 2017, members of the Barrie Police Investigative Services attended a residence in the City of Barrie in regards to a sudden death. Investigators seized a small bag of white powder...
November 9, 2017
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 (P.R.O) , which is a non-profit organization. This is a...
November 8, 2017
Police & the Community
Grab and Dash Theft of Wireless Beats Headphones

Grab and Dash Theft of Wireless Beats Headphones

Barrie Police Service is looking to identify two suspects after a quick grab and dash theft occurred in a south end retail store. On Thursday, November 2nd, 2017 at 12:15pm two males parked their...
November 7, 2017
Police & the Community
Identity Theft Attempt

Identity Theft Attempt

The Barrie Police are seeking the public’s assistance to identify a suspect following an attempt fraud on Sunday, October 29, 2017. Police were called to a Jewelry store in the Georgian...
November 6, 2017
Police & the Community
Police Looking to ID Male for Theft of Seafood, Deli, Dairy and Candy

Police Looking to ID Male for Theft of Seafood, Deli, Dairy and Candy

Barrie Police are seeking the public's assistance in identifying a suspect in connection to a theft of various frivolous food items from a southwest end grocery store.  On Friday,...
November 6, 2017
Police & the Community
Second Case of Candy Tampering Reported to Police

Second Case of Candy Tampering Reported to Police

The Barrie Police Service is investigating a second report of tampered Halloween candy. This incident occurred in the north-east end of Barrie. A 13-year-old youth had located a foreign metal...
November 4, 2017
Police & the Community
Stolen Property Recovered and Investigators Looking for Rightful Owners

Stolen Property Recovered and Investigators Looking for Rightful Owners

The Barrie Police Service Street Crime Unit have completed a lengthy investigation dating back to July 2017 where suspicious U-Haul vehicles were connected to property offences. On Wednesday,...
November 3, 2017
Police & the Community
Public Safety Alert - Health Canada Determines Pill to be Melatonin

Public Safety Alert - Health Canada Determines Pill to be Melatonin

(Update) - Health Canada has since confirmed the pill to be Melatonin. A supplement used to counter the effects of jet lag, or help someone sleep if they have an unusual work schedule or suffer from...
November 2, 2017
Police & the Community
 SIMCOE COUNTY CASE FILES INITIATIVE EXPANDS - Jaimee Lee Miller Homicide Needs Your Help

SIMCOE COUNTY CASE FILES INITIATIVE EXPANDS - Jaimee Lee Miller Homicide Needs Your Help

(SPRINGWATER TOWNSHIP, ON) - On Wednesday March 16, 2016, shortly after ‎12:00PM, officers from the Huronia West Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of human...
November 2, 2017
Police & the Community
Suspect in Car Theft and Gas Drive Off Sought

Suspect in Car Theft and Gas Drive Off Sought

Barrie Police are looking to identify a suspect involved in an incident where a vehicle was stolen from a driveway in Barrie and then used in a gas drive off theft the next morning at a gas...
November 1, 2017
Police & the Community
Female Takes More Than Just a Super Sized Fry with Order

Female Takes More Than Just a Super Sized Fry with Order

Barrie Police are looking to identify a female involved in a theft of a cell phone and car keys from a fast food restaurant on Bayfield Street. On Friday, October 20th, 2017 at 2:30pm a female...
October 31, 2017