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Police Receive New Leads on Firearms Stolen from Cabela’s

Police Receive New Leads on Firearms Stolen from Cabela’s
June 7th, 2017 - Police & the Community

On Friday, February 24, just after 11:30 p.m. Police responded to an alarm at Cabela's located in Park Place, in the City of Barrie.

A quick entry was gained after the suspects used a white Dodge Ram pick-up truck to smash through the back receiving door. Once inside the building the suspects removed eight (8) rifles from a display shelf, loaded them into their vehicle and fled the area. The pick-up truck sustained damage to the tailgate and a broken back window.

Investigators have recently received new leads on suspect information and are requesting assistance from the public. Investigators can now confirm the embossed serial numbers on each rifle; and are requesting anyone who may have come into possession of the following rifle(s) to contact police immediately.

The stolen firearms are described as;

  • Mossberg MVP VARMINT - MVP055102        
  • Mossberg Patriot -  MPR062265      
  • Mossberg MVP Scout - MPR099031              
  • Mossberg Patriot - MPR095190                      
  • Mossberg Patriot - MVP092531                        
  • Mossberg Patriot - MPR009209                      
  • Mossberg MVP VARMINT - MVP084289
  • Mossberg Patriot - MPR124502                                                                                                        

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Constable Howe of the Barrie Police Investigative Services at (705)725-7025 ext:2750, dhow@barriepolice.ca or contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit an anonymous tip online at www.tipsubmit.ca

Prepared by: Constable S. Bamford #7419
Occurrence: BA17009462


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Person of Interest - Picture # 1Person of Interest - Picture # 2Person of Interest - Picture # 3Entry made at Rear Loading DockEntry made at Rear Loading Dock - White pick-up truck