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Police & Community News

Police & the Community
Don't Be Fooled By Love - Recognize Romance Scams

Don't Be Fooled By Love - Recognize Romance Scams

A Romance Scam involves any individual with false romantic intentions toward a victim in order to gain their trust and affection for the purpose of obtaining the victim’s money or access to...
February 14, 2018
Police & the Community
Speedy Change Room Thief Takes Off with New Outfit

Speedy Change Room Thief Takes Off with New Outfit

The Barrie Police Service is looking to identify a male who pulled a change room quick change and left without paying for his new outfit. On Sunday, January 28th, 2018 at 12:00 pm the lone male...
February 8, 2018
Police & the Community
Group of Four Strike Various Stores in the Mall

Group of Four Strike Various Stores in the Mall

Barrie Police Service is investigating a string of thefts from various stores in the Georgian Mall between January 25th and February 1st where a team appear to execute a well laid out plan when...
February 7, 2018
Police & the Community
Un-plated Infiniti Involved in Gas Theft

Un-plated Infiniti Involved in Gas Theft

Barrie Police Service is investigating a theft of gas from a local gas station after a vehicle with no front or back licence plate filled up and left without paying. On Friday, February...
February 5, 2018
Police & the Community
Investigation Launched into a Couple of Quick Hand Thieves

Investigation Launched into a Couple of Quick Hand Thieves

On Tuesday, January 30th, 2018 just after 2:00 pm an unknown male and female attended three (3) stores, Le Chateau, RW & Co and Sport Chek, located in the Georgian Mall at 509 Bayfield...
January 31, 2018
Police & the Community
Play video for Three Break Into Portables at Algonquin Ridge and Cause Damage
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Three Break Into Portables at Algonquin Ridge and Cause Damage

Barrie Police Service is looking for the public's assistance in identifying and locating three (3) suspects after multiple portables were entered and trashed at a south end school. On Sunday,...
January 30, 2018
Police & the Community
Suspect Sought for Several Gas Thefts

Suspect Sought for Several Gas Thefts

  The Barrie Police is seeking public assistance in identifying a suspect responsible for several gas thefts throughout the City of Barrie. The suspect was caught on video surveillance...
January 30, 2018
Police & the Community
PlayStation Enthusiast Targets Shoppers Drug Mart

PlayStation Enthusiast Targets Shoppers Drug Mart

The Barrie Police are seeking public assistance in identifying a suspect following a theft at Shoppers Drug Mart. On Sunday, January 21, 2018, at approximately 9:30 a.m., the suspect had been...
January 29, 2018
Police & the Community
Identity of Suspect Sought Following Armed Robbery

Identity of Suspect Sought Following Armed Robbery

Investigators with the Barrie Police Service are seeking public assistance in identifying a suspect following a convenience store robbery. On Sunday, January 28, 2018, just before 3:00 a.m., a...
January 29, 2018
Police & the Community
Police Looking to ID Tapping Fraudster

Police Looking to ID Tapping Fraudster

Barrie Police Service is asking for the public's assistance in locating a male who was captured on video purchasing a pack of cigarettes and some lottery tickets with a debit card stolen from a...
January 24, 2018
Police & the Community
Suspect Arrested Following Cabela's Theft - One Suspect Remains Outstanding

Suspect Arrested Following Cabela's Theft - One Suspect Remains Outstanding

(Update) Wednesday, January 24, 2018 On Monday, January 15, 2018, at 4:00 p.m., two suspects were caught on video surveillance stealing a fish finder from Cabela's, located at 50 Concert Way,...
January 17, 2018
Police & the Community
Vehicle Located, Driver Still Outstanding Fail to Remain

Vehicle Located, Driver Still Outstanding Fail to Remain

UPDATE: Tuesday, January 16th, 2017 On Monday, January 15th, 2018 at 12:50 pm police were called to the parking lot at 73 Carol Road, in the City of Barrie, for a report of an abandoned vehicle...
January 15, 2018
Police & the Community
Arrested - Police Seeking the Whereabouts of Neil Foster

Arrested - Police Seeking the Whereabouts of Neil Foster

(Update) Tuesday, March 6, 2018 Police have located 39-year-old Neil FOSTER, who had been wanted following a break and enter and two counts of theft under, which occurred on January 12...
January 15, 2018
Police & the Community
Police Seeking Three Women Following a Distraction Theft

Police Seeking Three Women Following a Distraction Theft

The Barrie Police are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying three women following a distraction theft at Joe's No Frills. On Tuesday, January 9, 2018, just before 1:00 p.m.,...
January 11, 2018
Police & the Community
Theft from Factory Direct

Theft from Factory Direct

The Barrie Police have recently received video surveillance and are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying two suspects following a theft at Factory Direct. On Monday, December 11,...
January 8, 2018
Police & the Community
January is Crime Stoppers Month

January is Crime Stoppers Month

Crime Stoppers of Simcoe Dufferin Muskoka is a civilian, volunteer based crime fighting program which provides a way for the public to anonymously report information about crimes and criminals to the...
January 4, 2018
Police & the Community
Theft from Shoppers Drug Mart

Theft from Shoppers Drug Mart

On Saturday, December 30, 2017, just before 11:30 a.m. a suspect entered Shoppers Drug Mart located at 165 Wellington Street, in the City of Barrie. He had been observed concealing multiple items...
January 3, 2018
Police & the Community
2018 Barrie Polar Plunge Raises Over $15,000

2018 Barrie Polar Plunge Raises Over $15,000

(Update) Thursday, February 22, 2018 On Saturday, February 10, 2018, members of the Barrie Police Service and numerous Barrie residents took the icy plunge for the Annual Polar...
December 29, 2017
Police & the Community
Second Incident of Stolen Credit Cards Linked to Same Suspect

Second Incident of Stolen Credit Cards Linked to Same Suspect

The Barrie Police is seeking the public’s assistance to identify a suspect who may be in possession of stolen debit and credit cards. The same suspect is believed to be responsible for a recent...
December 29, 2017
Police & the Community
Suspect Identified and Warrant Issued for Zachery JOSLIN

Suspect Identified and Warrant Issued for Zachery JOSLIN

UPDATE: Monday, February 5th, 2018  Barrie Police Service has identified the male captured in the photographs in connection with the possession of a stolen vehicle that refused to stop...
December 28, 2017
Police & the Community
Box of Sixteen Cartons of Cigarettes Stolen

Box of Sixteen Cartons of Cigarettes Stolen

On Tuesday, December 19th, 2017 at 6:13 pm a male entered the Circle K located at 149 Dunlop Street East, in the City of Barrie walking directly to the rear of the store.  The suspect...
December 28, 2017
Police & the Community
Suspect in Possession of Stolen Credit Card

Suspect in Possession of Stolen Credit Card

The Barrie Police are seeking the public’s assistance to identify a suspect believed to be in possession of a stolen credit card. On Sunday, December 17, 2017, a vehicle had been entered...
December 22, 2017
Police & the Community
RECOVERED: Fully Decaled C.O.P.E. Van Stolen

RECOVERED: Fully Decaled C.O.P.E. Van Stolen

Barrie Police Service received information from Waterloo Regional Police Service (WRPS) that the stolen vehicle was located in the City of Kitchener.  On Friday, December 22nd, 2018 at...
December 22, 2017
Police & the Community
Fraud Alert - Fool’s Gold

Fraud Alert - Fool’s Gold

The Barrie Police Service is warning the public of offers online that are definitely not worth their weight in gold. Investigators have received complaints of counterfeit gold bars being sold...
December 22, 2017
Police & the Community
Suspects Sought Following Cabela's Theft

Suspects Sought Following Cabela's Theft

The Barrie Police are seeking the public’s assistance to identify two (2) suspects following a theft at Cabela’s, located at 50 Concert Way, in the City of Barrie. On Saturday,...
December 19, 2017
Police & the Community
Charitable Donation Box Stolen from Home

Charitable Donation Box Stolen from Home

The Barrie Police Service is seeking the public’s assistance to identify a suspect following the theft of a donation box on Sunday, December 10, 2017. Video surveillance captured a suspect...
December 14, 2017
Police & the Community
Vehicle Fire Deemed Suspicious

Vehicle Fire Deemed Suspicious

The Barrie Police Service is seeking the public’s assistance following a suspicious vehicle fire on Sunday, December 10, 2017. Just before 7:00 p.m. police responded to a vehicle fire in the...
December 11, 2017
Police & the Community
Blatant Theft of Beer from Loblaws

Blatant Theft of Beer from Loblaws

Barrie Police Service is investigating a blatant theft that occurred on Sunday, December 3rd, 2017 shortly after noon at Loblaws located at 472 Bayfield Street in the City of Barrie. The male was...
December 11, 2017
Police & the Community
Male Caught Twice on Camera Stealing Armfuls Winter Coats

Male Caught Twice on Camera Stealing Armfuls Winter Coats

On Friday, December 1st and Saturday, December 2nd, 2017 the same male suspect was observed on video surveillance entering Hudson's Bay located at 465 Bayfield Street, in the City of Barrie. The...
December 7, 2017
Police & the Community
Lock It OR Lose It Campaign Launches Province Wide for the Holiday Season

Lock It OR Lose It Campaign Launches Province Wide for the Holiday Season

The Barrie Police Service is reminding motorists and passengers to Lock It OR Lose It when it comes to their vehicles and valuables as part of the Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police...
December 7, 2017