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Residential Search War...
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Grandparent Scam Grabs...
Wed., Oct. 17, 2018 - 12:00 pm
Police Investigate Sto...
Sun., Oct. 21, 2018 - 5:19 am
UPDATE: All Charges Wi...
Fri., Oct. 19, 2018 - 1:00 pm
Police Investigate Sta...
Mon., Oct. 15, 2018 - 3:03 pm
Three Car Collision Le...
Wed., Oct. 10, 2018 - 12:40 pm
Youth Reports Robbery
Tue., Oct. 9, 2018 - 6:57 am
Barrie Man Arrested fo...
Fri., Oct. 5, 2018 - 8:00 am
Two Men Charged after ...
Wed., Oct. 3, 2018 - 2:00 pm

Police & Community News

Police & the Community
 Composite Sketch of Suspect Released and Dedicated Tip Line Established

Composite Sketch of Suspect Released and Dedicated Tip Line Established

(Update) - November 15, 2018 - The investigation into a serious assault that was reported to the Barrie Police on Friday, November 9, 2018, just before 3:00 p.m., remains ongoing and police can...
November 10, 2018
Police & the Community
Cannabis Legalization - What You Need to Know

Cannabis Legalization - What You Need to Know

Recreational Cannabis usage will become legal in Canada as of October 17, 2018. If you choose to use cannabis, use it in a manner that is respectful, lawful and in a way that keeps it out of the...
October 16, 2018
Police & the Community
Barrie Police Investigating Overnight Wounding

Barrie Police Investigating Overnight Wounding

The Barrie Police Service is appealing to the public for assistance after a male was seriously injured overnight in the City of Barrie. Last night, at approximately 9:35 p.m., a male was walking...
November 20, 2018
Police & the Community
Scent Thieves Continue to Steal from Shoppers Drug Mart

Scent Thieves Continue to Steal from Shoppers Drug Mart

  Over the past seven weeks, the Barrie Police Service has been appealing to the public for assistance after a number of Shoppers Drug Mart stores in the City of Barrie have been targeted by...
November 19, 2018
Police & the Community
Suspect wanted for fraudulent use of financial cards in Barrie

Suspect wanted for fraudulent use of financial cards in Barrie

Police are looking to identify a male who was captured on video surveillance using financial cards from a stolen wallet. In the early hours of Wednesday, November 7, 2018, the victim received an...
November 13, 2018
Police & the Community
Scents Stolen From Shoppers Drug Mart

Scents Stolen From Shoppers Drug Mart

The Barrie Police Service is appealing to the public for assistance after a theft was reported in the City of Barrie. On Tuesday, November 6, 2018, at approximately 5:00 p.m., two females...
November 8, 2018
Police & the Community
Police looking for identity of sleepy suspect

Police looking for identity of sleepy suspect

On the night of Saturday, September 8, 2018, a suspect entered the Walmart store located on Mapleview Drive in the City of Barrie, before the store closed for the night. The suspect concealed...
November 8, 2018
Police & the Community
Stolen Trailer Used to Steal Construction Equipment

Stolen Trailer Used to Steal Construction Equipment

The Barrie Police is appealing to the public for assistance after stolen property was located in the City of Barrie. On Tuesday, October 30, 2018, shortly after 8:30 a.m., police attended to the...
November 7, 2018
Police & the Community
Police seeking identity of assault suspect

Police seeking identity of assault suspect

Police are seeking the identity of a male who assaulted a female at a five-points restaurant in downtown Barrie on Friday, November 2, 2018. The suspect spoke briefly with the victim outside and...
November 5, 2018
Police & the Community
ARRESTED - Selective Suspect Steals Stroller

ARRESTED - Selective Suspect Steals Stroller

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November 5, 2018
Police & the Community
Crime Prevention Week 2018 - “Know Your Source”

Crime Prevention Week 2018 - “Know Your Source”

(BARRIE, ON) – This year, Crime Prevention Week runs from November 4-10, 2018 and the Barrie Police Service is proud to support the Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police’s (OACP) 2018...
November 2, 2018
Police & the Community
Calls from Police Retirees of Ontario are not a scam

Calls from Police Retirees of Ontario are not a scam

The Barrie Police Service would like to inform the public they may receive a phone call from the Police Retirees of Ontario (P.R.O), which is a non-profit organization. These calls relate...
November 2, 2018
Police & the Community
Can You Help Identify this Suspect?

Can You Help Identify this Suspect?

The Barrie Police is appealing to the public for assistance after a mischief was reported in the City of Barrie. On Monday, October 29, 2018, at 1;10 a.m., police responded to health care facility...
November 2, 2018
Police & the Community
ARRESTED - Police searching for liquor store thief

ARRESTED - Police searching for liquor store thief

Update November 8, 10:51 a.m.: The suspect wanted in this occurrence has been arrested.    Update: the suspect in this occurrence is believed to be responsible...
November 1, 2018
Police & the Community
Police Record Checks in Ontario are Changing

Police Record Checks in Ontario are Changing

The Police Record Check Reform Act (PRCRA) was passed on December 1, 2015, and will be enacted on November 1, 2018.  The PRCRA ensures a clear, consistent and comprehensive set of standards to...
October 31, 2018
Police & the Community
Halloween Safety Tips

Halloween Safety Tips

As you put the final touches on your costumes, keep these safety tips in mind to make sure your Halloween is a fun and not frightful night! Travelling: Drivers should watch for children...
October 29, 2018
Police & the Community
Police searching for thief who used stolen credit cards

Police searching for thief who used stolen credit cards

Barrie Police are looking to identify a male suspect after personal items were stolen from a vehicle at a Cundles St. E. business and various financial cards were used. On the morning of Friday,...
October 29, 2018
Police & the Community
Search Warrants Result in Arrests and Drug Seizures

Search Warrants Result in Arrests and Drug Seizures

An ongoing investigation that was conducted by the Barrie Police Service during the month of October concluded yesterday with the execution of a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act search warrant at...
October 26, 2018
Police & the Community
Police Looking for Allergy Medication Thief

Police Looking for Allergy Medication Thief

Barrie Police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a male shoplifter who was captured on camera loading up his goods and then darting. On Sunday, October 7th, 2018 at...
October 25, 2018
Police & the Community
Police In Ontario Conduct Human Trafficking Outreach Through Operation Northern Spotlight

Police In Ontario Conduct Human Trafficking Outreach Through Operation Northern Spotlight

(ORILLIA, ON) – Members of police services throughout Ontario were able to ensure the safety of seven people who were in exploitative situations, including two under the age of 18 as a result...
October 24, 2018
Police & the Community
Fraudulent Use of Credit Cards Prompts Investigation

Fraudulent Use of Credit Cards Prompts Investigation

The Barrie Police Service is appealing to the public for assistance after a theft and fraudulent use of credit cards was reported in the City of Barrie. On Tuesday, October 23, 2018, the victim in...
October 24, 2018
Police & the Community
Police Investigate Theft of Nail Gun

Police Investigate Theft of Nail Gun

The Barrie Police is appealing to the public for assistance after a theft was reported in the City of Barrie. On Friday, October 19, 2018, police attended to the Canadian Tire Store located at 320...
October 23, 2018
Police & the Community
FRAUD ALERT: Grandparent Scam and CRA Scam Re-Surfacing in Barrie

FRAUD ALERT: Grandparent Scam and CRA Scam Re-Surfacing in Barrie

Barrie Police have recently received calls from Barrie residents whom have fallen victim to or have received fraudulent calls using both the Emergency or Grandparent scam and Canadian Revenue...
October 22, 2018
Police & the Community
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Police Looking for Information in Nighttime Break and Enter at Local Business

Barrie Police are looking for the public's assistance in gathering information, including suspect identity, in regards to a nighttime break and enter in to a downtown business. On Wednesday,...
October 22, 2018
Police & the Community
Four Fragrance Thieves Unsuccessful But Still Sought by Police

Four Fragrance Thieves Unsuccessful But Still Sought by Police

On Wednesday, October 17th, 2018 at 9:15 pm four (4) females entered the Shoppers Drug Mart located at 524 Bayfield Street, in the City of Barrie.  Employees recognized the group from a previous...
October 19, 2018
Police & the Community
Barrie Crime Map- UP AND RUNNING

Barrie Crime Map- UP AND RUNNING

The Crime Map on the Barrie Police website has been repaired and is now UP AND RUNNING.  Our crime map can be found along the right hand panel on our website or by following this link: Barrie...
October 19, 2018
Police & the Community
Public Safety Alert - Purple Coloured Substance Surfaces in the Community

Public Safety Alert - Purple Coloured Substance Surfaces in the Community

The Barrie Police Service has learned of a dangerous strain of suspected Heroin and/or Cocaine, which has surfaced within the community. The substance is believed to have a purple colouring and...
October 18, 2018
Police & the Community
Police Searching for Purse Snatcher  Who Used Stolen Credit Cards

Police Searching for Purse Snatcher Who Used Stolen Credit Cards

Barrie Police are looking to identify a male suspect after a purse was stolen from a downtown business and various financial cards were used. On Wednesday, October 10th, 2018 shortly after...
October 16, 2018
Police & the Community
Police Seeking Identity of Shoppers Drug Mart Thief

Police Seeking Identity of Shoppers Drug Mart Thief

The Barrie Police Service is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect following a theft in the City of Barrie. On Saturday, October 13, 2018, at approximately 8:00 a.m., an...
October 15, 2018
Police & the Community
Update –BMO Fraud Warning

Update –BMO Fraud Warning

BMO Bank of Montreal Investigations and Security Services Department has advised the Barrie Police Service that recent letters requesting updated tax related information sent to some customers was in...
October 15, 2018