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ARRESTED - Break and Enter Suspect Has Late Night Cravings

ARRESTED - Break and Enter Suspect Has Late Night Cravings
April 13th, 2017 - Police & the Community

(Update) - Wednesday, May 17, 2017

On Monday, May 8, 2017, Investigators identified and charged the suspect who had been wanted following thirteen (13) commercial break and enters in the City of Barrie, throughout March and April of 2017.

Investigators have charged a 36-year-old male from Toronto with thirty-four (34) break and enter related charges. The accused faces; thirteen (13) counts of Break and Enter, twelve (12) counts of Possession of Break and Enter Instruments, six (6) counts of Disguise with Intent and three (3) counts of Fail to Comply with Probation.

The 36-year-old male is currently being held at a Toronto detention centre for similar alleged offences that occurred in the GTA. He will appear in bail court at the Barrie Ontario Court of Justice on June 8, 2017.

Prepared by: Constable S. Bamford #7419
Occurrence(s) BA17016812, BA17016843

The Barrie Police Service has received video surveillance and is seeking the public’s assistance to identify a suspect responsible for a break and enter at Mary Brown's Famous Chicken and Taters located at 20-165 Wellington Street West, in the City of Barrie.

On Friday, April 7, at approximately 4:30 a.m., a suspect gained entry into the restaurant by smashing the front glass door. Upon gaining entry an alarm was triggered causing the suspect to quickly flee the area, heading southbound from Wellington plaza.  

The investigation is ongoing, and police believe the same suspect may be responsible for a break and enter which occurred at Papa Joes, located at 273 Dunlop Street, West, Friday morning at 5:00 a.m.Click here to view occurrence.

The suspect is described as;

Suspect # 1

  • Male, white
  • Medium build
  • Wearing an orange hoodie, dark pants and white running shoes

Anyone with information is asked to Constable Welten of the Barrie Police Service at 705-725-7025, ext.2711, cwelten@barriepolice.ca , or contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS, or leave an anonymous tip online at www.tipsubmit.com

Prepared by: Constable S. Bamford
Occurrence: BA17016812

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