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Police & Community News

Police & the Community
Barrie Police Services Board Extends Chief Greenwood’s Contract

Barrie Police Services Board Extends Chief Greenwood’s Contract

On Thursday, February 15, 2018, the Barrie Police Services Board approved the extension of Barrie Police Chief Kimberley Greenwood until March 2021. Chief Greenwood was first appointed chief in...
February 16, 2018
Police & the Community
Two Arrested After Vehicle Stolen in Gunpoint Robbery

Two Arrested After Vehicle Stolen in Gunpoint Robbery

On Thursday, February 15th, 2018 at 12:00pm Barrie Police Service received a call to an address on Kozlov Street, in the City of Barrie, for a report of a robbery involving a firearm.  Police...
February 15, 2018
Police & the Community
Several LIDS Lifted by Suspect

Several LIDS Lifted by Suspect

The Barrie Police are seeking public assistance in identifying two suspects following a theft at Georgian Mall, located at 509 Bayfield Street, in the City of Barrie.   On Thursday, February...
February 15, 2018
Police & the Community
Don't Be Fooled By Love - Recognize Romance Scams

Don't Be Fooled By Love - Recognize Romance Scams

A Romance Scam involves any individual with false romantic intentions toward a victim in order to gain their trust and affection for the purpose of obtaining the victim’s money or access to...
February 14, 2018
Police & the Community
Theft Suspect for Identification

Theft Suspect for Identification

Barrie Police Service is looking for the public's assistance in identifying a male after he fled on foot after stealing over $500 of meat and seafood. On Friday, February 9th, 2018 just before...
February 12, 2018
Police & the Community
Speedy Change Room Thief Takes Off with New Outfit

Speedy Change Room Thief Takes Off with New Outfit

The Barrie Police Service is looking to identify a male who pulled a change room quick change and left without paying for his new outfit. On Sunday, January 28th, 2018 at 12:00 pm the lone male...
February 8, 2018
Police & the Community
Group of Four Strike Various Stores in the Mall

Group of Four Strike Various Stores in the Mall

Barrie Police Service is investigating a string of thefts from various stores in the Georgian Mall between January 25th and February 1st where a team appear to execute a well laid out plan when...
February 7, 2018
Police & the Community
Summer Student Placement Opportunity – Human Resources

Summer Student Placement Opportunity – Human Resources

The Barrie Police Service is seeking students for the 2018 Summer Student Placement Program. Students that have had experience in an administrative /customer service role and who are currently...
February 6, 2018
Police & the Community
Summer Student Placement Opportunity – Community Services Unit

Summer Student Placement Opportunity – Community Services Unit

The Barrie Police Service is seeking students for the 2018 Summer Student Placement Program. Students currently enrolled in post-secondary education specializing in Social Work or Police Studies are...
February 6, 2018
Police & the Community
Male Identified After Selling Stolen Meat in Parking Lot

Male Identified After Selling Stolen Meat in Parking Lot

UPDATE: Tuesday, February 6th, 2018 @ 2:10 pm Barrie Police Service has identified the male suspect in relation to the theft of meat from the Real Canadian Superstore three (3) times in January....
February 6, 2018
Police & the Community
Un-plated Infiniti Involved in Gas Theft

Un-plated Infiniti Involved in Gas Theft

Barrie Police Service is investigating a theft of gas from a local gas station after a vehicle with no front or back licence plate filled up and left without paying. On Friday, February...
February 5, 2018
Police & the Community
One Year Later Police Continue to Seek Leads into the Disappearance of Mandy Thompson

One Year Later Police Continue to Seek Leads into the Disappearance of Mandy Thompson

On Friday, February 3, 2017, just after 7:30 a.m., 72-year-old Mandy Thompson went missing from her residence on Laidlaw Drive, in the City of Barrie. Extensive searches throughout the City of...
February 2, 2018
Police & the Community
Investigation Launched into a Couple of Quick Hand Thieves

Investigation Launched into a Couple of Quick Hand Thieves

On Tuesday, January 30th, 2018 just after 2:00 pm an unknown male and female attended three (3) stores, Le Chateau, RW & Co and Sport Chek, located in the Georgian Mall at 509 Bayfield...
January 31, 2018
Police & the Community
Play video for Three Break Into Portables at Algonquin Ridge and Cause Damage
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Three Break Into Portables at Algonquin Ridge and Cause Damage

Barrie Police Service is looking for the public's assistance in identifying and locating three (3) suspects after multiple portables were entered and trashed at a south end school. On Sunday,...
January 30, 2018
Police & the Community
Suspect Sought for Several Gas Thefts

Suspect Sought for Several Gas Thefts

  The Barrie Police is seeking public assistance in identifying a suspect responsible for several gas thefts throughout the City of Barrie. The suspect was caught on video surveillance...
January 30, 2018
Police & the Community
PlayStation Enthusiast Targets Shoppers Drug Mart

PlayStation Enthusiast Targets Shoppers Drug Mart

The Barrie Police are seeking public assistance in identifying a suspect following a theft at Shoppers Drug Mart. On Sunday, January 21, 2018, at approximately 9:30 a.m., the suspect had been...
January 29, 2018
Police & the Community
Identity of Suspect Sought Following Armed Robbery

Identity of Suspect Sought Following Armed Robbery

Investigators with the Barrie Police Service are seeking public assistance in identifying a suspect following a convenience store robbery. On Sunday, January 28, 2018, just before 3:00 a.m., a...
January 29, 2018
Police & the Community
Arrested: Police Looking for Pair of Produce Thieves

Arrested: Police Looking for Pair of Produce Thieves

Barrie Police Service received many tips on the identity of the suspects involved in theft of produce from Zehrs.  On Friday, January 26th, 2018 a 29-year-old Barrie man was charged with Theft...
January 26, 2018
Police & the Community
Police Looking to ID Tapping Fraudster

Police Looking to ID Tapping Fraudster

Barrie Police Service is asking for the public's assistance in locating a male who was captured on video purchasing a pack of cigarettes and some lottery tickets with a debit card stolen from a...
January 24, 2018
Police & the Community
Duo Sought in Team Theft

Duo Sought in Team Theft

Barrie Police Service was called after staff at Canadian Tire conducting regular inventory noticed some big ticket items missing from the floor and were able to review video surveillance to ...
January 22, 2018
Police & the Community
Case Closed in Clockwork Gas Theft

Case Closed in Clockwork Gas Theft

UPDATE: Monday, January 22nd, 2018 On Monday, January 22nd, 2018 a 29-year-old Barrie male was arrested and charged with the two thefts after police received information in regards to the...
January 18, 2018
Police & the Community
Police Seeking Suspects Following a Theft at Cabela’s

Police Seeking Suspects Following a Theft at Cabela’s

The Barrie Police are seeking the public’s assistance to identify two (2) suspects following a theft at Cabela’s, located at 50 Concert Way, in the City of Barrie. On Monday,...
January 17, 2018
Police & the Community
Vehicle Located, Driver Still Outstanding Fail to Remain

Vehicle Located, Driver Still Outstanding Fail to Remain

UPDATE: Tuesday, January 16th, 2017 On Monday, January 15th, 2018 at 12:50 pm police were called to the parking lot at 73 Carol Road, in the City of Barrie, for a report of an abandoned vehicle...
January 15, 2018
Police & the Community
Police Seeking Identity of Break and Enter Suspect

Police Seeking Identity of Break and Enter Suspect

The Barrie Police are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect following a break and enter at Joe's No Frills. On Saturday, January 13, 2018 just before 8:00 a.m., the...
January 15, 2018
Police & the Community
Police Seeking Three Women Following a Distraction Theft

Police Seeking Three Women Following a Distraction Theft

The Barrie Police are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying three women following a distraction theft at Joe's No Frills. On Tuesday, January 9, 2018, just before 1:00 p.m.,...
January 11, 2018
Police & the Community
LOCATED: 39-year-old Randy Seiler

LOCATED: 39-year-old Randy Seiler

UPDATED: Monday, January 15th, 2018 Barrie Police Service has located missing person Randy Seiler safely and family has been updated on his location.  Thank you to the many people in the...
January 10, 2018
Police & the Community
Theft from Factory Direct

Theft from Factory Direct

The Barrie Police have recently received video surveillance and are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying two suspects following a theft at Factory Direct. On Monday, December 11,...
January 8, 2018
Police & the Community
January is Crime Stoppers Month

January is Crime Stoppers Month

Crime Stoppers of Simcoe Dufferin Muskoka is a civilian, volunteer based crime fighting program which provides a way for the public to anonymously report information about crimes and criminals to the...
January 4, 2018
Police & the Community
Theft from Shoppers Drug Mart

Theft from Shoppers Drug Mart

On Saturday, December 30, 2017, just before 11:30 a.m. a suspect entered Shoppers Drug Mart located at 165 Wellington Street, in the City of Barrie. He had been observed concealing multiple items...
January 3, 2018
Police & the Community
LOCATED-Pauline STRANGEMORE (55 yrs.)

LOCATED-Pauline STRANGEMORE (55 yrs.)

(Update) - Wednesday, January 3, 2018 Barrie Police Service would like to thank the media and the public for their assistance in locating a missing 55-year-old woman from the Town of Innisfil...
January 2, 2018