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Police & Community News

Police & the Community
Smooth Criminals Steal Wallet and Charge Over $7500

Smooth Criminals Steal Wallet and Charge Over $7500

Barrie Police Service is looking for the public's assistance in identifying a male and female involved in a theft and fraud that occurred at a grocery store in Barrie. On Saturday, March 10th...
March 27, 2018
Police & the Community
Suspect Sought by Police

Suspect Sought by Police

The Barrie Police Service is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect following a theft, which quickly led to a robbery after an employee had been assaulted. On Thursday...
March 27, 2018
Police & the Community
Stingy Robbery Suspect Arrested

Stingy Robbery Suspect Arrested

UPDATED: Monday, April 2nd, 2018 Barrie Police have made an arrest in connection with the robbery that occurred on Tuesday, March 27th, 2018 at the Circle K located at 353 Duckworth Street, in the...
March 27, 2018
Police & the Community
Police Looking for Stolen Dirt Bike

Police Looking for Stolen Dirt Bike

Police were called to an address on Emms Drive, in the City of Barrie, on Saturday, March 24, 2018, following the theft of a dirt bike. The suspect(s) had entered the victim’s garage and...
March 27, 2018
Police & the Community
Theft at the Source

Theft at the Source

The Barrie Police are seeking the public’s assistance to identify a suspect following a theft, which occurred at the Source, located at 33 Mapleview Drive, West, in the City of Barrie. On...
March 26, 2018
Police & the Community
Rare and Unique Set of Sterling Silver Ingots Stolen

Rare and Unique Set of Sterling Silver Ingots Stolen

Barrie Police Service is currently investigating the theft of a rare and unique collection of sterling silver ingots.  The theft is believed to have occurred between October 2017 and the...
March 22, 2018
Police & the Community
Barrie Police To Hold Gun Amnesty During April Safely surrender weapons and accessories by appointment only

Barrie Police To Hold Gun Amnesty During April Safely surrender weapons and accessories by appointment only

(BARRIE, ON) – The Barrie Police Service in collaboration with the Ontario Provincial Police is holding a Gun Amnesty during the month of April. The Gun Amnesty is for anyone who resides in...
March 22, 2018
Police & the Community
Structure Fire Now Deemed Arson

Structure Fire Now Deemed Arson

The Barrie Police Investigative Services is seeking the public’s assistance following a structure fire on Essa Road, in the City of Barrie. On Saturday, March 17, 2018, Barrie Police and...
March 18, 2018
Police & the Community
Tooth Brush Shoplifter Fled in Oldsmobile

Tooth Brush Shoplifter Fled in Oldsmobile

Barrie Police Service is currently looking to identify a male wanted stealing $200.00 worth of toothbrushes at a local drug store. On Wednesday, March 14th, 2018 at 11:30 am a male entered the...
March 16, 2018
Police & the Community
Medication Return and Naloxone Clinic

Medication Return and Naloxone Clinic

UPDATE: Thursday, March 29th, 2018 On Friday, March 23rd, 2018 the Barrie Police Service, partnering with Georgian College and Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit participated in a medication...
March 15, 2018
Police & the Community
Gas Theft Caught on Video

Gas Theft Caught on Video

The Barrie Police are seeking the public’s assistance to identify a suspect following a theft of gas that occurred just after 6:00 p.m. on Friday, March 9, 2018.  The theft had been...
March 14, 2018
Police & the Community
 Police Urge Ontarians to “Know Your Source”

Police Urge Ontarians to “Know Your Source”

The Barrie Police Service is supporting the Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police’s (OACP) 2018 Crime Prevention campaign (#CrimePreventionONT). The goal of this year’s campaign...
March 14, 2018
Police & the Community
Arrested: Two Suspects for Robbery

Arrested: Two Suspects for Robbery

UPDATE: Monday, April 2nd, 2018 On Saturday, March 31st, 2018 the wanted male was located by Peel Regional Police and arrested on the strength of the warrant.  He was returned to the...
March 14, 2018
Police & the Community
New Funding to Keep Barrie Safe: Province Helping Barrie Police Service Combat Crime

New Funding to Keep Barrie Safe: Province Helping Barrie Police Service Combat Crime

Ontario is providing new funding for police services across the province to support programs tailored to the unique needs of each local community. This grant program uses forfeited money generated...
March 9, 2018
Police & the Community
Historical Sports Memorabilia Scrap Book Located by Police

Historical Sports Memorabilia Scrap Book Located by Police

The Barrie Police Service is seeking the owner of a scrap book containing historical hockey memorabilia from the 1970's. The downtown Community Response Unit (CRU) located the scrap...
March 8, 2018
Police & the Community
Formal Statement Issued by the Family of Mandy Thompson

Formal Statement Issued by the Family of Mandy Thompson

The family has requested privacy at this time, although have provided a formal statement in regards to the announcement issued by police on Tuesday, March 6, 2018. “Our family would...
March 7, 2018
Police & the Community
Human Remains Discovered - Remains Positively Identified

Human Remains Discovered - Remains Positively Identified

(ORO-MEDONTE TOWNSHIP, ON) – On Tuesday February 27, 2018, shortly before 8:00 a.m.,  officers from the Barrie Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP)...
March 6, 2018
Police & the Community
Suspects Caught on Video with Stolen Credit Card

Suspects Caught on Video with Stolen Credit Card

On Sunday, February 25, 2018, a credit card had been stolen from a vehicle on Bayview Drive, in the City of Barrie. Video surveillance at Circle K, located at 62 Essa Road and 100 Little Avenue,...
March 6, 2018
Police & the Community
Pedestrian Struck and Police are Seeking Witnesses

Pedestrian Struck and Police are Seeking Witnesses

Investigators with Barrie Police Traffic Services, is looking for witnesses following a fail to remain involving a pedestrian, on Friday, March 2, 2018. The collision took place just after 12:30 a...
March 2, 2018
Police & the Community
Female Arrested in Distraction Theft

Female Arrested in Distraction Theft

UPDATE: Monday, March 5th, 2018 Barrie Police Service has identified and arrested the female suspect wanted in relation to the theft of lottery tickets and cigarettes from Wednesday, February 21st...
March 2, 2018
Police & the Community
March is Fraud Prevention Month

March is Fraud Prevention Month

March is Fraud Prevention Month. The Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre (CAFC) and the Barrie Police Service encourages you to know more about the different scams fraudsters use to steal money and/or...
March 1, 2018
Police & the Community
Gas Thief Disguises Plate in Multiple Thefts

Gas Thief Disguises Plate in Multiple Thefts

Barrie Police Service is asking for the public's assistance after the same suspect and vehicle have been used in multiple gas thefts in the past couple of months. On Sunday, February 11th,...
March 1, 2018
Police & the Community
Suspects Store of Choice - Circle K

Suspects Store of Choice - Circle K

The Barrie Police are seeking the public’s assistance to identify a suspect following two thefts at Circle K, located at 100 Little Avenue, in the City of Barrie. The suspect was caught...
March 1, 2018
Police & the Community
Toaster Enthusiast Sought in Shoplifting Incident

Toaster Enthusiast Sought in Shoplifting Incident

Barrie Police Service is investigating a shoplifting incident where a male who walked out of a north Barrie retail store did not pay for his cart full of items. On Thursday, February 22nd, 2018 at...
February 28, 2018
Police & the Community
Counterfeit Canadian Currency

Counterfeit Canadian Currency

The Barrie Police are seeking the public’s assistance to identify a suspect who may be in possession and passing Canadian counterfeit currency.   Video surveillance captured the suspect...
February 28, 2018
Police & the Community
Vehicle Theft Caught on Video Surveillance

Vehicle Theft Caught on Video Surveillance

The Barrie Police are seeking the public’s assistance to identify a suspect following the theft of a Chevrolet Avalanche from an address on Big Bay Point Road, located in the City of Barrie....
February 28, 2018
Police & the Community
Barrie Police Celebrate Pink Shirt Day

Barrie Police Celebrate Pink Shirt Day

The Barrie Police Service proudly supports Pink Shirt Day and continues to raise awareness for anti-bullying. In today’s digital world, it can be impossible to escape online...
February 28, 2018
Police & the Community
Barrie Police Services Board Extends Chief Greenwood’s Contract

Barrie Police Services Board Extends Chief Greenwood’s Contract

On Thursday, February 15, 2018, the Barrie Police Services Board approved the extension of Barrie Police Chief Kimberley Greenwood until March 2021. Chief Greenwood was first appointed chief in...
February 16, 2018
Police & the Community
Update - Charges Laid Following Gunpoint Robbery

Update - Charges Laid Following Gunpoint Robbery

(Update) Tuesday, February 20, 2018 On Thursday, February 15, 2018, just before 12:00 p.m., a man was accosted and robbed of his vehicle at gun point outside his home on Kozlov Street, in the City...
February 15, 2018
Police & the Community
Several LIDS Lifted by Suspect

Several LIDS Lifted by Suspect

The Barrie Police are seeking public assistance in identifying two suspects following a theft at Georgian Mall, located at 509 Bayfield Street, in the City of Barrie.   On Thursday, February...
February 15, 2018