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Police & Community News

Police & the Community
Bike Thief Caught on Video Surveillance

Bike Thief Caught on Video Surveillance

Barrie Police are seeking the public’s assistance to identify a male following a theft that took place on Tuesday, July 18, 2017, at Holly Recreation Centre, located at 171 Mapleton Avenue, in...
July 25, 2017
Police & the Community
Police-reported Crime Statistics for Barrie Census Metropolitan Area (CMA)

Police-reported Crime Statistics for Barrie Census Metropolitan Area (CMA)

Statistics Canada has released the Police-reported crime statistics for 2016 and has recorded the Barrie Census Metropolitan Area (CMA) as ranking in the top three (3) regions with the lowest Crime...
July 24, 2017
Police & the Community
ARRESTED -Suspect Sought for  Possession  of Stolen Credit Card

ARRESTED -Suspect Sought for Possession of Stolen Credit Card

(Update) Monday, July 31, 2017 The Barrie Police have arrested and charged a 32-year-old Barrie man following the theft of a credit card on Friday, July 19, 2017. The 32-year-old man has been...
July 24, 2017
Police & the Community
Located-Kenneth Menagh (67 yrs.)

Located-Kenneth Menagh (67 yrs.)

(Update) Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 10:45 p.m.  Police located Kenneth Menagh just before 10:00 p.m. tonight in the area of Minet's Point Road, in the City of Barrie. The Barrie...
July 20, 2017
Police & the Community
Guardians Half Marathon and 5KM Route - In Support of Special Olympics

Guardians Half Marathon and 5KM Route - In Support of Special Olympics

On Sunday, October 15, 2017, the Ontario Law Enforcement Torch Run (OLETR) in co-operation with Special Olympics Ontario is hosting the Guardians Half Marathon & 5KM. Organizers are proud...
July 18, 2017
Police & the Community
National Drowning Prevention Week

National Drowning Prevention Week

As a premier waterfront community, it is important for Barrie residents and visitors to be aware of water safety, including drowning risks and water incident prevention. The Lifesaving Society...
July 17, 2017
Police & the Community
Robbery with Paintball Gun at Petro Canada

Robbery with Paintball Gun at Petro Canada

On Thursday, July 13th, 2017 at 11:20pm Barrie Police Service received a call from the employee working at Petro Canada located at 320 Blake Street, in the City of Barrie, after a robbery had...
July 14, 2017
Police & the Community
Arrested: Robbery Charges Laid

Arrested: Robbery Charges Laid

On Thursday, July 20th, 2017 Barrie Police Service received information that the wanted male was at a downtown drug store.  Upon police arrival the male was still on scene and was arrested...
July 14, 2017
Police & the Community
ARRESTED: Police Seeking Males Identity

ARRESTED: Police Seeking Males Identity

Through social media tips and further investigation the Barrie Police Service has identified the male responsible for the theft of a cell phone from a Mac's Convenience  on...
July 13, 2017
Police & the Community
Theft of Vehicle Batteries

Theft of Vehicle Batteries

Barrie Police are investigating a theft that took place on Tuesday, July 11, 2017, just after 4:00 a.m., at Sinton Landmark, located at 28 Vespra Street, in the City of Barrie. Early Tuesday...
July 12, 2017
Police & the Community
2017 Special Olympics Provincial Summer Games

2017 Special Olympics Provincial Summer Games

The Countdown to the 2017 Special Olympics Provincial Summer Games is here! The Barrie Police Service is gearing up for the Special Olympics Ontario Provincial Summer Games in Peel Region...
July 11, 2017
Police & the Community
Mischief of Van Over Parking Spot Rage

Mischief of Van Over Parking Spot Rage

Barrie Police Service is looking for the public's assistance in identifying a male who took his parking lot rage to the next level causing damage to a Barrie family's van. On Saturday,...
July 10, 2017
Police & the Community
Handgun and Over 300g of Cocaine Seized by CRU Investigation

Handgun and Over 300g of Cocaine Seized by CRU Investigation

Barrie Police Community Response Unit (CRU) has recently been working with concerned citizens in the area of High Street, in the City of Barrie, as an increased concern for possible prostitution and...
July 6, 2017
Police & the Community
Charges Upgraded to Manslaughter: Police Investigating Suspicious Death After Altercation

Charges Upgraded to Manslaughter: Police Investigating Suspicious Death After Altercation

UPDATE: Thursday, December 14th, 2017 @ 11:30am On Saturday, July 1st, 2017, detectives with the Barrie Police Homicide Unit began an investigation into the suspicious death of 45-year-old Brett...
July 1, 2017
Police & the Community
Two Males Wanted in Metal Theft

Two Males Wanted in Metal Theft

Barrie Police Service is asking for the public's assistance in identifying two males responsible for a theft of scrap metal after surveillance video was obtained.  On Saturday, June 17th...
June 30, 2017
Police & the Community
Celebrating Canada’s150th Birthday

Celebrating Canada’s150th Birthday

This long-weekend Canadians will be celebrating Canada’s 150th Birthday.  In keeping with Canadian tradition, fireworks displays will be taking place across the country and overseen by...
June 30, 2017
Police & the Community
Drug Traffickers Shut Down

Drug Traffickers Shut Down

Members of the Barrie Police Street Crime Unit arrested and charged two (2) people with several drug offenses on Tuesday, June 27, 2017. A 35-year-old Barrie man was arrested during a traffic...
June 29, 2017
Police & the Community
Suspect Wanted in Robbery at Mac's

Suspect Wanted in Robbery at Mac's

Barrie Police are looking for the public's assistance in identifying a suspect responsible for a robbery that occurred in the early hours Monday morning.  On Monday, June 26th, 2017 at 4:...
June 28, 2017
Police & the Community
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ARRESTED -Suspect Wanted in Break and Enter and Animal Theft

(Update) Tuesday, July 11, 2017 On Saturday, July 8, 2017, Investigators arrested and charged a 21-year-old Innisfil man following a break and enter at Doogans Pet Emporium on Sunday, June 25,...
June 26, 2017
Police & the Community
ARRESTED - Police Seeking Thirsty Robbery Suspect

ARRESTED - Police Seeking Thirsty Robbery Suspect

Update - Monday, June 26, 2017 Investigators have charged a 19-year-old Barrie male following an robbery at Mac's Convenience, located at 110 Little Avenue, in the City of Barrie. On...
June 24, 2017
Police & the Community
Police Seeking Three Persons of Interest

Police Seeking Three Persons of Interest

Police are seeking the public's assistance to identify three males of interest following the damage of several vehicles and equipment at A and A Auto Wreckers, located at 456 Tiffin...
June 22, 2017
Police & the Community
MISSING: 61-year-old Carolyn Pringle

MISSING: 61-year-old Carolyn Pringle

UPDATE: Thursday, June 22nd, 2017 @ 12:45pm Barrie Police have concluded the search for missing 61-year-old Carolyn Pringle. She was located safe by police at a Grove Street residence shortly...
June 21, 2017
Police & the Community
Police Seeking Robbery Suspect

Police Seeking Robbery Suspect

The Barrie Police Investigative Services is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect following a robbery. On Monday, June 19, at 2:30 a.m., police were called to Mac’s...
June 19, 2017
Police & the Community
Rental Scam Rearing its Head Again in Barrie

Rental Scam Rearing its Head Again in Barrie

Barrie Police Service has recently been advised of a current scam occurring within the Barrie area in regards to rental properties.   Advertisements have been placed on Kijiji, Craig's...
June 15, 2017
Police & the Community
Theft Suspect Sought by Police

Theft Suspect Sought by Police

Video surveillance has recently been obtained capturing a theft that occurred on Friday, March 31, 2017 at Cabela’s located at 50 Concert Way, in the City of Barrie, and police ...
June 15, 2017
Police & the Community
Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police Elects New Executive

Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police Elects New Executive

(Kitchener, ON) – Chief Bryan Larkin of the Waterloo Regional Police Service has been elected as President of the Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police (OACP). Chief Larkin was elected at the...
June 14, 2017
Police & the Community
TODAY! Law Enforcement Torch Run

TODAY! Law Enforcement Torch Run

The event will start is at Barrie Police Service Headquarters: 29 Sperling Drive Warm up: 9:45am Stretch & Warm up: 10:00am Run start: 10:15am Members of the Barrie Police Service...
June 14, 2017
Police & the Community
Suspect Sought Following An Arson Early Tuesday Morning

Suspect Sought Following An Arson Early Tuesday Morning

The Barrie Police Investigative Services is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a male following a fire that took place on Tiffin Street early Tuesday morning. On Tuesday, June 13...
June 14, 2017
Police & the Community
REWARD OFFERED IN DISAPPEARANCE Grant Ayerst and Norman Whalley to be featured on Simcoe County Case Files

REWARD OFFERED IN DISAPPEARANCE Grant Ayerst and Norman Whalley to be featured on Simcoe County Case Files

(ORILLIA, ON) – The Government of the Province of Ontario is offering a total reward of fifty thousand dollars ($50,000) for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s)...
June 14, 2017
Police & the Community
Bear Wise by The Ministry of Natural Resources

Bear Wise by The Ministry of Natural Resources

The Ministry of Natural Resources’ Bear Wise program operates a toll-free Bear Reporting Line which is open 24-hours a day, seven days a week between April and November.  Callers will...
June 13, 2017