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Police & Community News

Police & the Community
Handgun and Over 300g of Cocaine Seized by CRU Investigation

Handgun and Over 300g of Cocaine Seized by CRU Investigation

Barrie Police Community Response Unit (CRU) has recently been working with concerned citizens in the area of High Street, in the City of Barrie, as an increased concern for possible prostitution and...
July 6, 2017
Police & the Community
Police Investigating Suspicious Death After Altercation

Police Investigating Suspicious Death After Altercation

UPDATE: Wednesday, July 5th, 2017 37-year-old Bryan Smith of Barrie turned himself into Barrie Police Service on Tuesday evening after a warrant was sworn for his arrest earlier in the day. ...
July 1, 2017
Police & the Community
Two Males Wanted in Metal Theft

Two Males Wanted in Metal Theft

Barrie Police Service is asking for the public's assistance in identifying two males responsible for a theft of scrap metal after surveillance video was obtained.  On Saturday, June 17th...
June 30, 2017
Police & the Community
Celebrating Canada’s150th Birthday

Celebrating Canada’s150th Birthday

This long-weekend Canadians will be celebrating Canada’s 150th Birthday.  In keeping with Canadian tradition, fireworks displays will be taking place across the country and overseen by...
June 30, 2017
Police & the Community
Drug Traffickers Shut Down

Drug Traffickers Shut Down

Members of the Barrie Police Street Crime Unit arrested and charged two (2) people with several drug offenses on Tuesday, June 27, 2017. A 35-year-old Barrie man was arrested during a traffic...
June 29, 2017
Police & the Community
Suspect Wanted in Robbery at Mac's

Suspect Wanted in Robbery at Mac's

Barrie Police are looking for the public's assistance in identifying a suspect responsible for a robbery that occurred in the early hours Monday morning.  On Monday, June 26th, 2017 at 4:...
June 28, 2017
Police & the Community
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ARRESTED -Suspect Wanted in Break and Enter and Animal Theft

(Update) Tuesday, July 11, 2017 On Saturday, July 8, 2017, Investigators arrested and charged a 21-year-old Innisfil man following a break and enter at Doogans Pet Emporium on Sunday, June 25,...
June 26, 2017
Police & the Community
ARRESTED - Police Seeking Thirsty Robbery Suspect

ARRESTED - Police Seeking Thirsty Robbery Suspect

Update - Monday, June 26, 2017 Investigators have charged a 19-year-old Barrie male following an robbery at Mac's Convenience, located at 110 Little Avenue, in the City of Barrie. On...
June 24, 2017
Police & the Community
Police Seeking Three Persons of Interest

Police Seeking Three Persons of Interest

Police are seeking the public's assistance to identify three males of interest following the damage of several vehicles and equipment at A and A Auto Wreckers, located at 456 Tiffin...
June 22, 2017
Police & the Community
MISSING: 61-year-old Carolyn Pringle

MISSING: 61-year-old Carolyn Pringle

UPDATE: Thursday, June 22nd, 2017 @ 12:45pm Barrie Police have concluded the search for missing 61-year-old Carolyn Pringle. She was located safe by police at a Grove Street residence shortly...
June 21, 2017
Police & the Community
Police Seeking Robbery Suspect

Police Seeking Robbery Suspect

The Barrie Police Investigative Services is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect following a robbery. On Monday, June 19, at 2:30 a.m., police were called to Mac’s...
June 19, 2017
Police & the Community
Rental Scam Rearing its Head Again in Barrie

Rental Scam Rearing its Head Again in Barrie

Barrie Police Service has recently been advised of a current scam occurring within the Barrie area in regards to rental properties.   Advertisements have been placed on Kijiji, Craig's...
June 15, 2017
Police & the Community
Theft Suspect Sought by Police

Theft Suspect Sought by Police

Video surveillance has recently been obtained capturing a theft that occurred on Friday, March 31, 2017 at Cabela’s located at 50 Concert Way, in the City of Barrie, and police ...
June 15, 2017
Police & the Community
Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police Elects New Executive

Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police Elects New Executive

(Kitchener, ON) – Chief Bryan Larkin of the Waterloo Regional Police Service has been elected as President of the Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police (OACP). Chief Larkin was elected at the...
June 14, 2017
Police & the Community
TODAY! Law Enforcement Torch Run

TODAY! Law Enforcement Torch Run

The event will start is at Barrie Police Service Headquarters: 29 Sperling Drive Warm up: 9:45am Stretch & Warm up: 10:00am Run start: 10:15am Members of the Barrie Police Service...
June 14, 2017
Police & the Community
Suspect Sought Following An Arson Early Tuesday Morning

Suspect Sought Following An Arson Early Tuesday Morning

The Barrie Police Investigative Services is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a male following a fire that took place on Tiffin Street early Tuesday morning. On Tuesday, June 13...
June 14, 2017
Police & the Community
REWARD OFFERED IN DISAPPEARANCE Grant Ayerst and Norman Whalley to be featured on Simcoe County Case Files

REWARD OFFERED IN DISAPPEARANCE Grant Ayerst and Norman Whalley to be featured on Simcoe County Case Files

(ORILLIA, ON) – The Government of the Province of Ontario is offering a total reward of fifty thousand dollars ($50,000) for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s)...
June 14, 2017
Police & the Community
Bear Wise by The Ministry of Natural Resources

Bear Wise by The Ministry of Natural Resources

The Ministry of Natural Resources’ Bear Wise program operates a toll-free Bear Reporting Line which is open 24-hours a day, seven days a week between April and November.  Callers will...
June 13, 2017
Police & the Community
Two Males Arrested for Trafficking Cocaine, Heroin and Marijuana

Two Males Arrested for Trafficking Cocaine, Heroin and Marijuana

Barrie Police Street Crime Unit began a preliminary investigation after receiving information into persons involved in suspected drug trafficking within the City of Barrie. On Friday, June 9th,...
June 12, 2017
Police & the Community
ARRESTED - Federal Inmate Wanted by Provincial R.O.P.E Squad

ARRESTED - Federal Inmate Wanted by Provincial R.O.P.E Squad

The Repeat Offender Parole Enforcement (ROPE) arrested Terrence MATHESON on Friday, June 16, 2017, in the City of Toronto. MATHESON turned himself into Toronto Police later Friday afternoon. The...
June 12, 2017
Police & the Community
Investigators Seeking Suspect Following a Second Robbery Saturday Morning

Investigators Seeking Suspect Following a Second Robbery Saturday Morning

The Barrie Police Investigative Services is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect following a robbery. On Saturday, June 10, at 3:50 a.m., police were called to Mac’...
June 12, 2017
Police & the Community
Early Morning Robbery Suspect Sought

Early Morning Robbery Suspect Sought

The Barrie Police Investigative Services is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect following an early morning robbery. On Saturday, June 10, at 3:05 a.m., police...
June 12, 2017
Police & the Community
Notice of Marine Regulations for Illuminate Barrie Kickoff- Snowbirds Air Show

Notice of Marine Regulations for Illuminate Barrie Kickoff- Snowbirds Air Show

On Wednesday, June 28th, 2017 the Barrie Police Service Marine Unit will be working in conjunction with surrounding police services as well as the City of Barrie and the Government of Canada to...
June 8, 2017
Police & the Community
Police Receive New Leads on Firearms Stolen from Cabela’s

Police Receive New Leads on Firearms Stolen from Cabela’s

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 ...
June 7, 2017
Police & the Community
Police Seeking Witnesses Following a Fail to Remain

Police Seeking Witnesses Following a Fail to Remain

On Tuesday, June 6, 2017, police responded to a motor vehicle collision that occurred on Dunlop Street, west of Tiffin Street, in the City of Barrie, between 1:40 p.m. - 1:50 p.m. The area in...
June 6, 2017
Police & the Community
Case Closed in String of Thefts

Case Closed in String of Thefts

UPDATE: Friday, June 9th, 2017 Barrie Police have received multiple tips via social media, email, phone and Crime Stoppers in response to the identity of female suspect #2.  The female also...
June 6, 2017
Police & the Community
Police Seeking Suspect in Possession of a Stolen Vehicle

Police Seeking Suspect in Possession of a Stolen Vehicle

Police are looking to identify a suspect who is responsible for the theft of gas and is believed to be in possession of a stolen vehicle. On Wednesday, May 31, 2017, just before 8:00 a.m., the...
June 6, 2017
Police & the Community
ARRESTED - Mickey Mouse Caught Mousing Around on Camera

ARRESTED - Mickey Mouse Caught Mousing Around on Camera

On Monday, May 8, 2017, two suspects were captured on video surveillance stealing product from Canada Computers, located at 510 Bryne Drive, in the City of Barrie. After receiving numerous tips...
June 2, 2017
Police & the Community
Joint statement of the Barrie Police Service and Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit

Joint statement of the Barrie Police Service and Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit

On Monday, March 20, 2017, members of the Barrie Police Investigative Services attended a sudden death of a 26-year-old Barrie male. Investigators seized a small vial of white powder from the...
June 1, 2017
Police & the Community
Barrie Police Looking to Speak to Male

Barrie Police Looking to Speak to Male

Barrie Police Service is currently investigating an incident that took place at Walmart, located at 450 Bayfield Street in the City of Barrie, on Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017.   Specific details...
June 1, 2017