Police & the Community


Male Sought After Attempt Theft of Power Tools Valued at Over $300

Male Sought After Attempt Theft of Power Tools Valued at Over $300
June 18th, 2018 - Police & the Community

Barrie Police Service is currently looking for the public's assistance in locating a male who fled a Loss Prevention Officer after walking straight out the front door with power tools valued at over $300.00.

On Saturday, June 9th, 2018 at 3:55 pm the suspect entered Canadian Tire located at 320 Bayfield Street, in the City of Barrie. The suspect selected a Dewalt 20v XR Drill and Driver combo kit off the shelf and left the store failing to pay for the item. The Loss Prevention Officer stopped the male and recovered the stolen merchandise however the suspect fled on foot towards Coulter Street. 


  • Male, white
  • 30 to 40-years-old
  • Short, light brown/blonde hair and blonde goatee
  • 5'10"
  • Full sleeve tattoo on both arms
  • Mark or scar above right eye
  • Wearing a red American Eagle t-shirt, dark coloured shorts and white running shoes

Police are continuing their investigation at this time and wish for anyone who may have information is asked to please contact Constable E Harris of the Barrie Police Service at 705-725-7025 ext. 2516 or eharris@barriepolice.ca. Any information can be provided anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or leave an anonymous tip online at www.p3tips.com

Occurrence #: BA18028070

Prepared by: Constable N. Rodgers #6180