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Police & the Community
UPDATE - Barrie Police Investigating Overnight Break and Enter - Composite Sketch of Suspect Released

UPDATE - Barrie Police Investigating Overnight Break and Enter - Composite Sketch of Suspect Released

                  UPDATE - Barrie Police Investigating Overnight Break and Enter       ...
April 3, 2019
Police & the Community
Counterfeit American Currency Surfacing in Barrie

Counterfeit American Currency Surfacing in Barrie

This morning, in just over a four hour period, the Barrie Police Service received four reports of suspected counterfeit United States currency surfacing in the Barrie area. As a result of these...
September 18, 2019
Police & the Community
Shoplifter Strikes at Essa Road Store

Shoplifter Strikes at Essa Road Store

The Barrie Police Service is appealing to the public for assistance after a theft was reported in the City of Barrie. On Saturday, September 14, 2019, police responded to the Food Basics located...
September 16, 2019
Police & the Community
Police Investigation Nets Firearms, Drugs and Vehicles

Police Investigation Nets Firearms, Drugs and Vehicles

An investigation that was conducted by members of the Barrie Police Drug Unit, who were assisted by the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), has concluded and a 28-year old male from Barrie is facing a...
September 12, 2019
Police & the Community
Fraudulent Use of Credit Card Number Nets Goods and Services

Fraudulent Use of Credit Card Number Nets Goods and Services

The Barrie Police Service is appealing Police to the public for assistance in identifying two female suspects who attended a south end Barrie business to receive cosmetic treatments and also...
September 11, 2019
Police & the Community
Break and Enter Suspect Sought

Break and Enter Suspect Sought

The Barrie Police Service is appealing to the public for assistance after a break and enter was recently reported in the City of Barrie. On Wednesday, September 4, 2019, at 12:59 a.m., police...
September 5, 2019
Police & the Community
Police looking to speak with male spotted checking car door handles

Police looking to speak with male spotted checking car door handles

At approximately 6:30 a.m. on Wednesday, August 28, police were called to the area of Ottaway Avenue and Davidson Street in Barrie after a male was seen walking from driveway to driveway trying...
August 30, 2019
Police & the Community
Bike-riding purse snatcher strikes twice, Police appealing for witnesses

Bike-riding purse snatcher strikes twice, Police appealing for witnesses

On Wednesday, August 28 at approximately 3:00 p.m., a woman was walking along Collier Street towards Owen Street after visiting the bank, when a young male on a bicycle came up behind her and grabbed...
August 30, 2019
Police & the Community
Shoplifter decides not to wait around for police

Shoplifter decides not to wait around for police

Barrie Police are looking to identify a male who attempted to steal a cart full of groceries from the Yonge Street Zehrs location. Upon being stopped by the store’s loss prevention staff,...
August 28, 2019
Police & the Community
Impaired Driving charges laid against young offender

Impaired Driving charges laid against young offender

At approximately 1:00 a.m. this morning, Wednesday, August 28, Barrie Police received a call for a vehicle that had hit a garage in Barrie’s south-east end. Upon arrival, it was determined...
August 28, 2019
Police & the Community
Play video for Thieves carry out early morning smash and grab at business on Little Avenue
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Thieves carry out early morning smash and grab at business on Little Avenue

Barrie Police are looking to identify two suspects in a Ford Econoline extended van after a break and enter took place on Friday, August 9, 2019, at a business in a plaza at Little Avenue and Bayview...
August 28, 2019
Police & the Community
Stay safe this back-to-school season!

Stay safe this back-to-school season!

Going back to school can be an exciting time for students, as they catch up with friends, find their new classrooms and get back into the routine of school. With the first day of school only a week...
August 27, 2019
Police & the Community
Update #8 – Suspects believed to be in the GTA, victim remains in serious condition

Update #8 – Suspects believed to be in the GTA, victim remains in serious condition

Tuesday, August 27, 2019 – On Saturday, July 27, 2019, shortly after 3:00 a.m., Barrie Police responded to an incident on Dunlop Street between Bayfield Street and Maple Avenue where a 28-year-...
August 27, 2019
Police & the Community
Individuals identified in discarded packages occurrence

Individuals identified in discarded packages occurrence

Thank you to the media and the public for sharing this post regarding discarded packages. The individuals have been identified and the matter is considered resolved.
August 26, 2019
Police & the Community
Cell phones stolen in armed robbery

Cell phones stolen in armed robbery

Barrie Police are looking for the public’s assistance in identifying two suspects wanted in a robbery of a Rogers store. On Thursday, August 22, at approximately 6:00 p.m., two suspects...
August 23, 2019
Police & the Community
Complete your Criminal Record Check online – it’s fast, easy and secure!

Complete your Criminal Record Check online – it’s fast, easy and secure!

As the end of August draws closer, families across Barrie are preparing for back-to-school. Heading back to the classroom also brings about new careers, volunteer opportunities and co-op placements,...
August 19, 2019
Police & the Community
Jet Ski and Trailer Stolen

Jet Ski and Trailer Stolen

August 19, 2019 - An additional photo is now available (see below) of the stolen Seadoo and the vehicle towing it. Anyone with information on this theft is asked to contact Constable...
August 16, 2019
Police & the Community
Dirt Bike Stolen

Dirt Bike Stolen

The Barrie Police Service is appealing to the public for assistance after a theft was reported from a residence located in the City of Barrie. On Friday, June 21, 2019, at 3:24 p.m. a homeowner...
August 16, 2019
Police & the Community
Police Warn of Distraction Thefts

Police Warn of Distraction Thefts

The Barrie Police is warning the public of a yet another scam that has made its way to our community. The distraction theft can take many forms, but the ultimate goal is to obtain your bank/credit...
August 14, 2019
Police & the Community
Credit Card Stolen and Fraudulently Used Locally

Credit Card Stolen and Fraudulently Used Locally

The Barrie Police Service is appealing to the public for assistance after a credit card was stolen and fraudulently used at a number of locations throughout the City of Barrie. On Wednesday,...
August 12, 2019
Police & the Community
Collision Closes Intersection for Police Investigation

Collision Closes Intersection for Police Investigation

On Tuesday, August 6, 2019, at 6:55 a.m., Barrie Police responded to a report of a break and enter to a residence located on Pinecliff Crescent. From the thorough investigation that was conducted, it...
August 8, 2019
Police & the Community
Thief tries his luck with stolen lottery tickets

Thief tries his luck with stolen lottery tickets

On Wednesday, August 7, a male suspect entered the Circle K located at 555 Mapleview Drive West in the City of Barrie and didn’t buy any merchandise, but he did help himself to a tray of...
August 8, 2019
Police & the Community
    Update #7 - Barrie Police Investigate Stabbing - Suspects Identified

Update #7 - Barrie Police Investigate Stabbing - Suspects Identified

UPDATE - On Saturday, July 27, 2019, shortly after 3:00 a.m., Barrie Police responded to an incident on Dunlop Street between Bayfield Street and Maple Avenue that left a 28-year-old man suffering...
August 7, 2019
Police & the Community
Sweet Smelling Shoplifter Sought for Stealing Scents

Sweet Smelling Shoplifter Sought for Stealing Scents

The Barrie Police Service is appealing to the public for assistance after a theft was reported in the City of Barrie. On Thursday, May 23, 2019, police responded to a report of a shoplifting that...
August 6, 2019
Police & the Community
Scammers Don’t Take Summer Vacation

Scammers Don’t Take Summer Vacation

The life of a scammer does not normally involve taking a summer vacation because they have one focus and that is taking what rightfully belongs to you. They will work evenings, nights, long-weekends...
August 6, 2019
Police & the Community
Charges Laid After Warrant Served at Illegal Cannabis Dispensary in Barrie

Charges Laid After Warrant Served at Illegal Cannabis Dispensary in Barrie

(BARRIE, ON) - On July 31, 2019, members of the Provincial Joint Forces Cannabis Enforcement Team (PJFCET), including members of the Ontario Provincial Police and Barrie Police Service, served a...
August 1, 2019
Police & the Community
Update #6 - Barrie Police Investigate Stabbing   -  Suspects Wanted for Attempt Murder

Update #6 - Barrie Police Investigate Stabbing - Suspects Wanted for Attempt Murder

On Saturday, July 27, 2019, shortly after 3:00 a.m., Barrie Police responded to an incident on Dunlop Street between Bayfield Street and Maple Avenue that left a 28-year-old man suffering from life-...
July 31, 2019
Police & the Community
Men’s Clothing Stolen

Men’s Clothing Stolen

The Barrie Police Service is appealing to the public for assistance after a theft was reported at a business located in the City of Barrie. On Thursday, July 25, 2019 at approximately 6:52 p.m.,...
July 31, 2019
Police & the Community
Barrie Police Service launches Key Holder Registry

Barrie Police Service launches Key Holder Registry

The Barrie Police Service has launched a Key Holder Registry for businesses located within the City of Barrie. A Key Holder Registry provides police with the contact information for those who have...
July 30, 2019
Police & the Community
Armed Robbery Spree Ends in Arrest

Armed Robbery Spree Ends in Arrest

Since mid-January, the Barrie Police Service has responded to five convenience store robberies where a lone male suspect armed with a weapon would enter the store, make a demand for money and then...
July 30, 2019