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Police & Community News

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
Did You See A Disturbance on Dunlop Street Near the Five Points?

Did You See A Disturbance on Dunlop Street Near the Five Points?

The Barrie Police Investigative Services is appealing to the public for assistance after an initial incident that occurred early on Friday morning ended with a person being transported to hospital...
January 19, 2019
Police & the Community
Police Look to Identify Fraudster

Police Look to Identify Fraudster

The Barrie Police Service is appealing to the public for assistance after a report was received involving a male who had attended two financial institutions in the City of Barrie and fraudulently...
January 18, 2019
Police & the Community
Barrie Police Sergeant Charged by Special Investigations Unit

Barrie Police Sergeant Charged by Special Investigations Unit

Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - Earlier today, the province’s Special Investigations Unit (SIU) charged Sergeant Michael Chytuk of the Barrie Police Service with Criminal Negligence Causing Bodily...
January 15, 2019
Police & the Community
UPDATE: Recovered property photos now available  - Alert Citizen Puts End to Crime Spree

UPDATE: Recovered property photos now available - Alert Citizen Puts End to Crime Spree

January 17, 2019 - Photos of the recovered property are now available in a Facebook album on the Barrie Police Service Facebook Page. If you believe that any of these items belong to you, please...
January 15, 2019
Police & the Community
Scales Stolen from Storage Site

Scales Stolen from Storage Site

The Barrie Police Service is appealing to the public for assistance after a break, enter and theft was reported in the City of Barrie. On Saturday January 12, 2019, the Barrie Police Service was...
January 14, 2019
Police & the Community
Reusable shopping bags used to conceal stolen groceries

Reusable shopping bags used to conceal stolen groceries

A woman using reusable grocery bags to carry her selections through a local grocery store raised the suspicions of the store’s loss prevention officer (LPO) at a Bayfield Street grocery store...
January 14, 2019
Police & the Community
Suspect Arrested After Keen Eyed Citizen Alerts Police

Suspect Arrested After Keen Eyed Citizen Alerts Police

The Barrie Police Service is crediting a keen eyed citizen who contacted police after they observed an unknown male enter an unlocked motor vehicle on Ambler Way in the east end of the city Saturday...
January 14, 2019
Police & the Community
Police searching for armed robbery suspect

Police searching for armed robbery suspect

Barrie Police are searching for a suspect in an armed robbery that occurred at a convenience store in Barrie’s east end on Friday evening. On Friday, January 11, 2019, just before 8:00 p.m...
January 14, 2019
Police & the Community
Thieves use stolen cards to fuel spending spree

Thieves use stolen cards to fuel spending spree

Barrie Police are looking to identify two male suspects after a wallet and a cell phone were stolen from a vehicle at a Commerce Park Drive gym and various financial cards were used. On the...
January 11, 2019
Police & the Community
Grocery store theft suspect sought by police

Grocery store theft suspect sought by police

Barrie Police are looking to identify a man who attempted to steal a cart full of groceries and when approached by the store’s Loss Prevention Officer (LPO), walked away towards an adjacent...
January 10, 2019
Police & the Community
Tractor trailers targeted by would-be thieves in south Barrie

Tractor trailers targeted by would-be thieves in south Barrie

Barrie Police are searching for two men who attempted to steal tractor-trailer trucks from two different locations in the same night. On Thursday, October 11 at approximately 4:00 a.m., the two...
January 10, 2019
Police & the Community
Arrest Made in Ongoing Sexual Assault Investigations

Arrest Made in Ongoing Sexual Assault Investigations

(Update)  - January 12, 2019 – Earlier this week, the Barrie Police Service received two separate reports from victims who had reported being sexually assaulted in the east end of the city...
January 10, 2019
Police & the Community
Police Investigate Break and Enter - Safe Stolen

Police Investigate Break and Enter - Safe Stolen

The Barrie Police Service is appealing to the public for assistance after a break and enter was reported in the City of Barrie. On Thursday, November 29, 2018, just before noon hour, police...
January 8, 2019
Police & the Community
Police Investigate Break and Enter at Local Grocery Store

Police Investigate Break and Enter at Local Grocery Store

The Barrie Police Service is appealing to the public for assistance after a break and enter was reported in the City of Barrie. On Monday, December 17, 2018, at 1:40 a.m., police responded to the...
January 8, 2019
Police & the Community
Thinking of selling something online? Here is the safe way to do it…

Thinking of selling something online? Here is the safe way to do it…

With the holiday season behind us, many people are realizing that they have items around their homes that they may no longer require. Many of these gently used items make their way to online sites...
January 7, 2019
Police & the Community
Suspect goes on shopping spree with stolen cards

Suspect goes on shopping spree with stolen cards

A suspect in a credit and debit card theft went on a quick shopping spree with the stolen cards, charging more than $800 in fraudulent transactions in various stores in north Barrie shopping plazas...
January 7, 2019
Police & the Community
Police Investigate Fail to Remain

Police Investigate Fail to Remain

The Barrie Police Service is appealing to the public for assistance after a fail to remain collision occurred in the City of Barrie. On Friday, January 4, 2019, at approximately 11:29 p.m., police...
January 7, 2019
Police & the Community
Job Posting - Communications Clerk (Casual) -  #2019-001

Job Posting - Communications Clerk (Casual) - #2019-001

The Barrie Police Services Board is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Casual Communication Clerks. A Casual Member is defined as a member who is not guaranteed a minimum amount of...
January 4, 2019
Police & the Community
ARREST MADE - Police Investigate Mischief and Theft from a Mailbox

ARREST MADE - Police Investigate Mischief and Theft from a Mailbox

(Update) - As a result of information from the public and a thorough police investigation,  a 28-year old Barrie man was arrested and charged with regards to this theft and mischief on December...
December 27, 2018
Police & the Community
Police Investigate Theft of Golf Equipment

Police Investigate Theft of Golf Equipment

The Barrie Police Service is appealing to the public for assistance after a theft was reported in the City of Barrie. On Saturday, December 8, 2018, police attended the Golf Town store located at...
December 24, 2018
Police & the Community
Were You Driving Last Night in the City of Barrie?

Were You Driving Last Night in the City of Barrie?

The question posed by the Barrie Police Service is very simple, but last night in a span of just under four hours, five drivers made the wrong choice and got behind the wheel of their motor vehicle...
December 21, 2018
Police & the Community
Media Advisory: Barrie Police Service to welcome eight new members

Media Advisory: Barrie Police Service to welcome eight new members

The Barrie Police Service is proud to welcome eight members from Recruit Class #1803 to its ranks at a special badge ceremony, which will be held on Friday, December 21, 2018, at 1:00 p.m...
December 20, 2018
Police & the Community
Can You Help Identify this Suspect?

Can You Help Identify this Suspect?

The Barrie Police Service is appealing to the public for assistance after a mischief was reported in the City of Barrie. On Sunday, December 9, 2018, at 10:06 p.m., police responded to a...
December 19, 2018
Police & the Community
Suspected Stolen Jewellery Seized

Suspected Stolen Jewellery Seized

The Barrie Police is appealing to the public for assistance in identifying the rightful owners after some suspected stolen property was recently recovered in the City of Barrie. As a result of an...
December 19, 2018
Police & the Community
Gamer gives back stolen property, police seeking suspect identity

Gamer gives back stolen property, police seeking suspect identity

Barrie Police Service is looking to identify a suspect who stole almost $300 worth of video games from the Bayfield Street Walmart location. On Saturday, December 15, 2018, at approximately 1:00 p...
December 19, 2018
Police & the Community
Theft of laptop has police seeking two suspects

Theft of laptop has police seeking two suspects

Barrie Police are looking to identify two suspects who stole an Apple MacBook Air laptop computer from a local pawn store after unsuccessfully trying to pawn several power tools. On Monday,...
December 19, 2018
Police & the Community
Project Lifesaver

Project Lifesaver

Now that winter is here, and the cold weather has returned, the Barrie Police Service is reminding the public about Project Lifesaver, a program for individuals who are at risk of wandering and...
December 18, 2018
Police & the Community
Thief bundles up in stolen merchandise

Thief bundles up in stolen merchandise

Barrie Police are looking to identify a man who stole more than $1,300 worth of winter outerwear from a south-end Barrie sporting goods store. On Wednesday, December 12, 2018, just after 4:00 p.m...
December 13, 2018
Police & the Community
Barrie Police Special Constable Suspended from Duty

Barrie Police Special Constable Suspended from Duty

Barrie Police Special Constable Suspended from Duty On Wednesday December 12, 2018, a 30-year old, Special Constable with the Barrie Police Service was suspended from duty without pay after he was...
December 13, 2018