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Final Arrest Made Following Double Stabbing Downtown

Final Arrest Made Following Double Stabbing Downtown
July 27th, 2017 - Police & the Community

(Update) Saturday, August 5, 2017

Investigators have arrested and charged the fourth suspect wanted  in connection to the double stabbing that occurred on Worsley and Peel Street, on Tuesday, July 25, 2017.

Wanted, 26-year-old Vickie Antoinette ST. JEAN was arrested downtown Barrie just after 12:00 a.m. Saturday morning. She has been charged with; Aggravated Assault, Robbery and Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose, and will appear in bail court this weekend via video remand.

Prepared by: Constable S. Bamford #7419
Occurrence: BA17036946


Third Arrest Made Following Double Stabbing Downtown and a Female Suspect Wanted(Update) Friday, August 4, 2017 - 2:30 p.m.

Investigators have charged a third male in connection to a double stabbing that occurred on Worsley and Peel Street on Tuesday, July 25, 2017. It is now believed that all parties involved were known to one another.

A 26-year-old Barrie man has been charged with; Assault Cause Bodily Harm, Aggravated Assault, Robbery and Fail to Comply with Probation. He is currently in custody for unrelated offences.

At this time Investigators have a identified the fourth suspect as; 26-year-old Vickie Antoinette ST. JEAN of Barrie.

Vickie is described as;

  • Female, white
  • Medium build, 5'0
  • 160-170lbs.
  • Last seen with dark hair, although information has been received she has dyed it blonde.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Barrie Police Investigative Services at 705-725-7025 ext. 2129 or to remain anonymous contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or at www.tipsubmit.ca

Prepared by: Constable S. Bamford #7419
Occurrence: BA17036946


Arrest Made Following Double Stabbing Downtown
(Update) Friday, August 4, 2017

On Tuesday, July 25, 2017, just after 7:00 p.m. police responded to the downtown area after receiving reports of two stabbings. The first incident occurred on Worsley Street and the second on Peel Street.

As a result an 18-year-old Barrie male suffered serious non-life threatening injuries and was airlifted to a GTA hospital, and 19-year-old male, also form Barrie, suffered minor injuries and was transported to Royal Victoria Regional Health Center and later released.

On Thursday, August 3, Investigators arrested and charged two men in connection to the two stabbings that occurred on Worsley and Peel Street.

A 20-year-old Barrie man has been charged with; Robbery, Aggravated Assault and Fail to Comply with Probation.

A 22-year-old Barrie man has been charged with; Robbery and Aggravated Assault, both men will appear in bail court Friday morning.

The investigation is ongoing and Investigators have identified the two outstanding suspects and further information will be released as if becomes available.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Barrie Police Investigative Services at 705-725-7025 ext. 2129 or to remain anonymous contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or at www.tipsubmit.ca

Prepared by: Constable S. Bamford #7419
Occurrence: BA17036946


Four Wanted After Two Separate Stabbings Downtown

On Tuesday, July 25th, 2017 shortly after 7:00pm police received two calls for stabbings within the same area of the downtown; the first being on Worsley Street and the second on Peel Street, in the City of Barrie. 

The first incident occurred when four (4) individuals, three (3) males and one (1) female, approached a male standing outside the Barrie Public Library located at 60 Worsley Street.  The group of suspects approached and ripped a backpack off the victim’s back, knocking him to the ground and assaulting him.  During the altercation he was stabbed in the back.  The 18-year-old Barrie male suffered serious but non-life threatening injuries and was airlifted to a GTA hospital for treatment.

The second incident occurred when a male speaking with friends at Berczy Park, located at 32 Peel Street, was approached by by three (3) individuals, two (2) males and one (1) female. One suspect confronted him in regards to stolen property and a physical altercation began.  The 19-year-old Barrie male suffered minor, non-life threatening injuries as a result of being kicked and stabbed in the head.  He was transported to Royal Victoria Regional Health Center and treated for his injuries before being released shortly thereafter.

Suspects #1 is described as:

  • Male, white
  • 5'9-11" thin build
  • Wearing red shoes, black track pants with white stripe, blue hoodie and light coloured ball cap

Suspect #2 is described as:

  • Female, white
  • 5'6", 150-160 pounds
  • Brown hair
  • Wearing dark pants, white shoes, grey jacket and possibly carrying a blue backpack

Suspect #3 is described as:

  • Male, white
  • 5'9" thin build
  • Wearing blue track pants with white stripe, white shoes and blue jacket

Suspect #4 is described as:

  • Male. white
  • 5'10"
  • Brown hair
  • Wearing white shoes, red pants and dark multi coloured large sized tshirt

Detectives have not confirmed that these incidents involve the same parties however due to the close proximity of both incidents and the descriptors initially provided to police, the investigation  is leading detectives to believe the suspects are the same for both incidents. Further review of video surveillance will be completed to confirm further details.

Police are continuing their investigation at this time and wish for anyone who may have information to please contact Barrie Police Service- Criminal Investigative Division at 705-725-7025 ext. 2129. 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 #: BA17036950/BA17036946

Prepared by: Constable N. Rodgers #6180