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Trio Wanted For Theft at Sport Check

Trio Wanted For Theft at Sport Check
October 20th, 2017 - Police & the Community

The Barrie Police are seeking the public’s assistance to identify three suspects following a theft at Sport Check, located at 70 Concert Way, in the City of Barrie.

On Thursday, October 19, 2017, three suspects were captured on video surveillance diligently working together to quickly conceal numerous “Under Armor” clothing items. The woman had been observed handing over two large plastic bags she had pulled from her purse to the two men that had been with her. Upon filling the bags with merchandise, the trio split up and exited the store separately.

The investigation is ongoing.

The suspects are described as;

Suspect # 1                            

  • Female, described as Latin American
  • Medium build, 5’5”
  • Long black hair – curly
  • Wearing a teal t-shirt, black “Under Armor” leggings, "Nike" running shoes and carrying a large brown purse.

Suspect # 2

  • Male, described as Latin American
  • Heavy build, 5'11"
  • Black hair – short
  •  Wearing a black baseball hat, two toned grey jacket, white“Coca-Cola” t-shirt, dark blue jeans, and black “Adidas” running shoes.

Suspect # 3

  • Male, described as Latin American
  • Medium build, 5’11”
  • Wearing an “Adidas” baseball hat, black jacket, light blue jeans, and grey “Nike” running shoes.

Anyone with information is asked to Constable Smith of the Barrie Police Service at 705-725-7025, ext.2718, rsmith@barriepolice.ca  , or contact Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-TIPS, or online at www.tipsubmit.com 

Prepared by: Constable S. Bamford #7419
Occurrence: BA17052282

 

ARRESTED - Police Looking to Identify Suspect Wanted in Fraud

ARRESTED - Police Looking to Identify Suspect Wanted in Fraud
October 20th, 2017 - Police & the Community

(Update) Saturday, October 21, 2017

A 50-year old male and female from Barrie turned themselves into Police Friday evening following an incident that occurred on September 13, 2017, at TD Bank, located at 33 Collier Street, Barrie.

The pair have been charged with; Theft Under $5,000 and Possession of Property Obtained by Crime. They will appear in a Barrie Court of Justice on November 20, 2017.

Prepared by: Constable S. Bamford #7419
Occurrence: BA17046053


(Update) Friday, October 20, 2017

Police have identified the suspect wanted for Fraud following an incident that occurred on September 13, 2017 at TD Bank, located at 33 Collier Street, in the City of Barrie. 

The investigation is ongoing. 

Anyone with information is asked to Constable Thanasse of the Barrie Police Service at 705-725-7025, ext.2543, cthanasse@barriepolice.ca , or contact Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-TIPS, or online at www.tipsubmit.com

Prepared by: Constable S. Bamford #7419
Occurrence: BA17046053


The Barrie Police are seeking the public’s assistance to identify a suspect wanted for fraud. The incident occurred at TD Bank, located at 33 Collier Street, in the City of Barrie.

On Wednesday, September 13 2017, just before 7:30 p.m. the suspect withdrew money from an ATM machine minutes after the victim left the bank and unknowingly left their bank card inside the machine. Police are also looking to identify a woman who had been with the suspect at the time.

 Anyone with information is asked to Constable Thanasse of the Barrie Police Service at 705-725-7025, ext.2543, cthanasse@barriepolice.ca , or contact Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-TIPS, or online at www.tipsubmit.com

Prepared by: Constable S. Bamford #7419
Occurrence: BA17046053

 

 

Theft from Locker, Theft from Vehicle and then Fraudulent Use of Credit Card

Theft from Locker, Theft from Vehicle and then Fraudulent Use of Credit Card
October 19th, 2017 - Police & the Community

UPDATE: Friday, October 20th, 2017

The Barrie Police Service have identified the female suspect and are continuing the investigation at this time.  Thank you for the tips and assistance in identifying the female.


After entering a locker and stealing a set of keys, a thief went to the parking lot and removed the victims wallet from his vehicle before using his credit card at various businesses in Barrie.

On Sunday, October 15th, 2017 the victim had the keys to his truck stolen out of a locker at East Bayfield Community Center located at 80 Livingstone Street East, in the City of Barrie. The suspect used his keys to enter his vehicle parked in the parking lot, stealing his wallet.  At 4:30pm the victim's credit card was used at the Shell Gas Station located at 204 Grove Street and then again at 4:37pm at the Mac's Convenience located at 149 St. Vincent Street.

Description:

  • Female. white
  • 30-40 years old, slim build
  • Brown hair
  • Wearing black & red and white hooded jackets or sweatshirts, carrying a backpack

Police are continuing their investigation at this time and wish for anyone who may have information to please contact PC C Thanasse of the Barrie Police Service at 705-725-7025 ext. 2543 or email at cthanasse@barriepolice.ca. Any information can be provided anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or leave an anonymous tip online at www.tipsubmit.com

Occurrence #: BA17051698

Prepared by: Constable N. Rodgers #6180

Terrance BARRETT Convicted of Second-Degree Murder

Terrance BARRETT Convicted of Second-Degree Murder
October 19th, 2017 - Police & the Community

On Wednesday, October 18, 2017, Terrance BARRETT appeared in a Barrie Court of Justice and was found guilty of second-degree murder.

On February 15, 2015, an altercation between BARRETT and the victim occurred at a rooming house, located at 22 Ross Street, in the City of Barrie, where both men lived. The argument quickly escalated which led to the victim being stabbed multiple times.  

BARRETT remains in custody and will appear in a Barrie Court of Justice on November 16, 2017.

Prepared by: Constable S. Bamford # 7419
Occurrence: BA15007612
 

Barrie Police Service Seeking Uniform Dry Cleaning Bids

Barrie Police Service Seeking Uniform Dry Cleaning Bids
October 18th, 2017 - Police & the Community

The Barrie Police Service has specific requirements for uniform dry cleaning, and is therefore seeking bids from various dry cleaning outlets. 

All bids must be received by 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 15, 2017. The request form must be fully completed and e-mailed to; nhalas@barriepolice.ca or faxed to (705)725-7705.

Request for Uniform Dry Cleaning Quotation Form

Any inquires can be directed to Nancy Halas at (705)725-7025 ext. 2204.

Collision Reconstruction Investigators Seeking Witnesses

Collision Reconstruction Investigators Seeking Witnesses
October 18th, 2017 - Police & the Community

On Monday, October 16th, 2017 at 2:30pm Barrie Police received multiple calls for a string of collisions along Bayfield Street, in the City of Barrie, where one vehicle continued driving leaving the scene of each collision.

Moments later a call was received from the, thought to be, fleeing vehicle whose driver had his vehicle stopped at Simcoe Street and Bayfield Street after what he described as vehicle troubles. 

The investigation revealed the 2005 light blue Ford Freestar first showed signs of mechanical distress at Bayfield Street and the 400 highway as it travelled southbound on Bayfield Street.  The van struck a City of Barrie bus in the intersection of Bayfield Street and Wellington Street and continued southbound.  In the intersection of Bayfield Street and Sophia Street the van struck a second vehicle but still did not come to a stop.  The van proceeded through the 5-points intersection and the driver was able to bring the vehicle to a stop once turned onto Simcoe Street.  

Investigators in the Collision Reconstruction Team are seeking witnesses who may have observed this vehicle anywhere along Bayfield Street from the 400 Highway where the mechanical issues are thought to have started through to where the vehicle stopped on Simcoe Street.  Please contact PC M Hale of the Barrie Police Traffic Unit at 705-725-7025 ext. 2913 or email at mhale@barriepolice.ca. Any information can be provided anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or leave an anonymous tip online at www.tipsubmit.com

Occurrence #: BA17051732

Prepared by: Constable N. Rodgers #6180

Police in Ontario Conduct Human Trafficking Outreach through Operation Northern Spotlight

Police in Ontario Conduct Human Trafficking Outreach through Operation Northern Spotlight
October 18th, 2017 - Police & the Community

(ORILLIA, ON) – Members of police services throughout Ontario were able to ensure the safety of 6 people who had been working in the sex trade and were in exploitative situations, including 2 under the age of 16.  Additionally, 12 people were charged with 21 offences as part of Operation Northern Spotlight, a coordinated, national effort to end human trafficking. 

During Operation Northern Spotlight, police meet with individuals suspected of being in exploitative situations. They are provided contacts and information for community-based support agencies and are offered both immediate and future police assistance to leave the exploitation. The program is not intended to engage those who are not being exploited.

Over a seven-day period, 46 police services across Ontario were involved and 12 people were charged with 21 offences. A total of 331 police officers, support staff and victim services engaged 198 people, as part of a joint effort coordinated by the Ontario Provincial Police. It was part of an international operation led by the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI), RCMP and involved police services from Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, Cambodia and the United Kingdom.

Charges include: Advertise Another Person’s Sexual Services, Possession of Property Obtained by Crime, Receive Material Benefit from Sexual Services, Keeping a Common Bawdy House, Procuring Material Benefit, Trafficking in Persons, Prohibited Weapon, Procuring a Person Under 18 Years of Age and Receive a Material Benefit Under 18 Years of Age. 

The following Ontario police services participated in this year’s Operation Northern Spotlight: Amherstburg Police Service, Barrie Police Service, Belleville Police Service, Brantford Police Service, Brockville Police Service, Chatham-Kent Police Service, Cobourg Police Service, Cornwall Community Police Service, Deep River Police Service, Durham Regional Police Service, Halton Regional Police Service, Hamilton Police Service, City of Kawartha Lakes Police Service, Kingston Police, LaSalle Police Service, London Police Service, Midland Police Service, Niagara Regional Police Service, Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service, North Bay Police Service, Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Orangeville Police Service, Ottawa Police Service, Owen Sound Police Service, Peel Regional Police, Peterborough Police Service, Port Hope Police Service, Rama Police Service, Sarnia Police Service, St. Thomas Police Service, Sault Ste. Marie Police Service, South Simcoe Police Service, Stratford Police Service, Strathroy-Caradoc Police Service, Greater Sudbury Police Service, Thunder Bay Police Service, Toronto Police Service, Treaty Three Police Service, United Chiefs and Council of Mnidoo Mnising Anishaabe Police Service, Waterloo Regional Police Service, West Grey Police Service, West Nipissing Police Service, Windsor Police Service, Woodstock Police Service and York Regional Police.

The Barrie Police Service recognizes that Human Trafficking is a real and present issue, and is committed to combating Human Trafficking by participating in intelligence-based initiatives such as Operation Northern Spotlight, and working in cooperation with other police agencies to support victims and prosecute offenders.

Anyone with information relating to Human Trafficking in the Barrie area is asked to contact Detective Constable Christie Cummings at 705-725-7025 ext. 2935 or at ccummings@barriepolice.ca. Any information can be provided anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or anonymously online at www.tipsubmit.com 

QUOTES

Human trafficking is deplorable crime that threatens the safety, livelihood and dignity of those who are being exploited and abused. This is a complex issue that affects some of the most vulnerable people in our society and does not recognize jurisdictional boundaries.  It is our duty to act decisively and effectively to recognize and protect these people from exploitation and it is imperative that we have a concentrated effort amongst all our partners to be effective”. -Deputy Commissioner Rick BARNUM, OPP Investigations and Organized Crime

Operation Northern Spotlight is possible because of the multiple police organizations and victim service agencies working in partnership to stop human trafficking. Our effort to assist people who are being exploited is our ongoing commitment”. – Inspector Tina Chalk, Electronic Crime Section, Anti-Human Trafficking Investigation Coordination Team

 

Media Contact:
Staff Sergeant Carolle DIONNE
OPP Provincial Media Coordinator
Phone:(705) 329-6878

 

Police Seeking Identity of Theft Suspect

Police Seeking Identity of Theft Suspect
October 17th, 2017 - Police & the Community

The Barrie Police are seeking the public’s assistance to identify a suspect following a theft at Loblaws, located at 472 Bayfield Street, in the City of Barrie.

On Sunday, October 15, 2017, a suspect was captured on video surveillance selecting several items from within the grocery department, including a Budweiser six-pack, as well as items from the Joe Fresh collection.  The suspect concealed all the items into a Niki bag he had been carrying, and quickly exited the store.

Once outside he was approached by loss prevention, although fled the area on foot.The investigation is ongoing.

The suspect is described as;

  • Male, white (25 to 29 yrs.)
  • Athletic build, 6’0”
  • Wearing a back “Under Armour” baseball hat, grey hoodie, and black pants and carrying a black Niki bag.

Anyone with information is asked to Constable He of the Barrie Police Service at 705-725-7025, ext.2667, khe@barriepolice.ca , or contact Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-TIPS, or online at www.tipsubmit.com 

Prepared by: Constable S. Bamford #7419
Occurrence: BA17051579

 

Over $1000 of Food and Merchandise Stolen from Zehrs

Over $1000 of Food and Merchandise Stolen from Zehrs
October 16th, 2017 - Police & the Community

Thank you to the public for the assistance. The female has been identified. The investigation is continuing at this time.


On Tuesday, October 10th, 2017 at approximately 9:25pm Loss Prevention Officers at Zehrs located at 620 Yonge Street, in the City of Barrie, observed a female leave the store making no attempt to pay for the items in her cart. 

The female entered and selected canned goods, miscellaneous food items, personal care items, multiple pieces of Joe Fresh jewelry and several pieces of Joe Fresh clothing, placing them in her cart before exiting the store without making payment.  The LPO caught up with the female outside the store attempting to place her under arrest however she was able to load the items into a white pick-up truck, fleeing before she could be apprehended.  The items stolen totaled over $1000.00 in food and goods from the store.

Description:

  • Female, white
  • Approximately 5’6”, medium build
  • Long brown hair
  • Wearing a red dress and brown jacket

Police are continuing their investigation at this time and wish for anyone who may have information to please contact PC E Savoie of the Barrie Police Service at 705-725-7025 ext. 2555 or email at esavoie@barriepolice.ca. Any information can be provided anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or leave an anonymous tip online at www.tipsubmit.com

Occurrence #: BA17050737

Prepared by: Constable N. Rodgers #6180

LOCATED: 16-year-old Alexandria ADLAF

LOCATED: 16-year-old Alexandria ADLAF
October 12th, 2017 - Police & the Community

The missing female has been located safe.  Thank you for the patience and assistance from the community while police located and spoke to this female.


Barrie Police Service is currently asking the public's assistance in locating missing 16-year-old female, Alexandria ADLAF.  The female was last seen leaving her residence in the area of Huronia Road and Big Bay Point Road, in the City of Barrie, on Tuesday, October 10th, 2017 after a disagreement with family members. The female has not been in contact with family and not attended school since leaving the residence.  Police are concerned for the female's well being as she has a previously diagnosed medical condition which requires regular medication she does not have with her.

Police are asking anyone who may have information on the whereabouts of the missing female to please contact the Barrie Police Service at 705-725-7025. Any information can be provided anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or leave an anonymous tip online at www.tipsubmit.com

Occurrence #: BA17050994

Prepared by: Constable N. Rodgers #6180

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