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Police & Community News

Police & the Community
Deadly Opioid U-47700 Seized in August Investigation

Deadly Opioid U-47700 Seized in August Investigation

In August 2017, members of the Barrie Police Investigative Services attended a residence in the City of Barrie in regards to a sudden death. Investigators seized a small bag of white powder...
November 9, 2017
Police & the Community
Police Retirees of Ontario may Call your Home - This is NOT a Scam

Police Retirees of Ontario may Call your Home - This is 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. This is a...
November 8, 2017
Police & the Community
Grab and Dash Theft of Wireless Beats Headphones

Grab and Dash Theft of Wireless Beats Headphones

Barrie Police Service is looking to identify two suspects after a quick grab and dash theft occurred in a south end retail store. On Thursday, November 2nd, 2017 at 12:15pm two males parked their...
November 7, 2017
Police & the Community
Identity Theft Attempt

Identity Theft Attempt

The Barrie Police are seeking the public’s assistance to identify a suspect following an attempt fraud on Sunday, October 29, 2017. Police were called to a Jewelry store in the Georgian...
November 6, 2017
Police & the Community
Police Looking to ID Male for Theft of Seafood, Deli, Dairy and Candy

Police Looking to ID Male for Theft of Seafood, Deli, Dairy and Candy

Barrie Police are seeking the public's assistance in identifying a suspect in connection to a theft of various frivolous food items from a southwest end grocery store.  On Friday,...
November 6, 2017
Police & the Community
Second Case of Candy Tampering Reported to Police

Second Case of Candy Tampering Reported to Police

The Barrie Police Service is investigating a second report of tampered Halloween candy. This incident occurred in the north-east end of Barrie. A 13-year-old youth had located a foreign metal...
November 4, 2017
Police & the Community
Stolen Property Recovered and Investigators Looking for Rightful Owners

Stolen Property Recovered and Investigators Looking for Rightful Owners

The Barrie Police Service Street Crime Unit have completed a lengthy investigation dating back to July 2017 where suspicious U-Haul vehicles were connected to property offences. On Wednesday,...
November 3, 2017
Police & the Community
Public Safety Alert - Health Canada Determines Pill to be Melatonin

Public Safety Alert - Health Canada Determines Pill to be Melatonin

(Update) - Health Canada has since confirmed the pill to be Melatonin. A supplement used to counter the effects of jet lag, or help someone sleep if they have an unusual work schedule or suffer from...
November 2, 2017
Police & the Community
 SIMCOE COUNTY CASE FILES INITIATIVE EXPANDS - Jaimee Lee Miller Homicide Needs Your Help

SIMCOE COUNTY CASE FILES INITIATIVE EXPANDS - Jaimee Lee Miller Homicide Needs Your Help

(SPRINGWATER TOWNSHIP, ON) - On Wednesday March 16, 2016, shortly after ‎12:00PM, officers from the Huronia West Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of human...
November 2, 2017
Police & the Community
Suspect in Car Theft and Gas Drive Off Sought

Suspect in Car Theft and Gas Drive Off Sought

Barrie Police are looking to identify a suspect involved in an incident where a vehicle was stolen from a driveway in Barrie and then used in a gas drive off theft the next morning at a gas...
November 1, 2017
Police & the Community
Female Takes More Than Just a Super Sized Fry with Order

Female Takes More Than Just a Super Sized Fry with Order

Barrie Police are looking to identify a female involved in a theft of a cell phone and car keys from a fast food restaurant on Bayfield Street. On Friday, October 20th, 2017 at 2:30pm a female...
October 31, 2017
Police & the Community
ARRESTED: Police Looking to Identify Mischief Suspect

ARRESTED: Police Looking to Identify Mischief Suspect

Barrie Police Service received information shortly after the incident was posted to social media Monday where the identity of the suspect was confirmed.  On Monday, October 30th, 2017 a 17-year-...
October 30, 2017
Police & the Community
 Ashley JOHNSTON and Tamara HOLOTA Wanted After Theft at Grocery Store

Ashley JOHNSTON and Tamara HOLOTA Wanted After Theft at Grocery Store

Barrie Police Service has identified the two females wanted in relation to a theft at Zehrs located at 620 Yonge Street on Wednesday, October 25th, 2017.  Officers have been unable to locate the...
October 26, 2017
Police & the Community
Police Seeking Suspect in Possession of a Stolen Credit Card

Police Seeking Suspect in Possession of a Stolen Credit Card

The Barrie Police are seeking the public’s assistance to identify a suspect believed to be in possession of a stolen credit card. In the early hours of Monday, October 23, 2017, a suspect...
October 26, 2017
Police & the Community
Investigators Seeking Witnesses In Collision Involving E-Bike and SUV

Investigators Seeking Witnesses In Collision Involving E-Bike and SUV

Barrie Police Service are currently seeking witnesses in a collision that occurred on an east end Barrie street Tuesday evening. On Tuesday, October 17th, 2017 at 8:25pm on Johnston Street, in the...
October 23, 2017
Police & the Community
Police Seeking Stolen Motorcycle

Police Seeking Stolen Motorcycle

The Barrie Police are seeking the public’s assistance in an attempt to locate a stolen vehicle.  On Thursday, October 12, 2017, between the hours of 5:30 p.m. and 7:20 p.m. a Harley...
October 23, 2017
Police & the Community
WANTED: Female Caught on Video Stealing Vodka

WANTED: Female Caught on Video Stealing Vodka

Tamara HOLOTA of Barrie is wanted for Theft Under $5000, Possession of Property Obtained by Crime and two counts of Fail to Comply with Probation and a warrant has been sworn to for her arrest. ...
October 23, 2017
Police & the Community
Trio Wanted For Theft at Sport Check

Trio Wanted For Theft at Sport Check

The Barrie Police are seeking the public’s assistance to identify three suspects following a theft at Sport Check, located at 70 Concert Way, in the City of Barrie. On Thursday, October...
October 20, 2017
Police & the Community
ARRESTED - Police Looking to Identify Suspect Wanted in Fraud

ARRESTED - Police Looking to Identify Suspect Wanted in Fraud

(Update) Saturday, October 21, 2017 A 50-year old male and female from Barrie turned themselves into Police Friday evening following an incident that occurred on September 13, 2017, at TD...
October 20, 2017
Police & the Community
ARREST: Theft from Locker, Theft from Vehicle and then Fraudulent Use of Credit Card

ARREST: Theft from Locker, Theft from Vehicle and then Fraudulent Use of Credit Card

UPDATE: Wednesday, October 25th, 2017 Barrie Police Service have identified the female responsible for the theft and use of credit card in relation to various occurrences throughout the month of...
October 19, 2017
Police & the Community
Terrance BARRETT Convicted of Second-Degree Murder

Terrance BARRETT Convicted of Second-Degree Murder

On Wednesday, October 18, 2017, Terrance BARRETT appeared in a Barrie Court of Justice and was found guilty of second-degree murder. On February 15, 2015, an altercation between BARRETT and the...
October 19, 2017
Police & the Community
Barrie Police Service Seeking Uniform Dry Cleaning Bids

Barrie Police Service Seeking Uniform Dry Cleaning Bids

The Barrie Police Service has specific requirements for uniform dry cleaning, and is therefore seeking bids from various dry cleaning outlets.  All bids must be received by 3:00 p.m. on...
October 18, 2017
Police & the Community
Collision Reconstruction Investigators Seeking Witnesses

Collision Reconstruction Investigators Seeking Witnesses

On Monday, October 16th, 2017 at 2:30pm Barrie Police received multiple calls for a string of collisions along Bayfield Street, in the City of Barrie, where one vehicle continued driving leaving the...
October 18, 2017
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 6 people who had been working in the sex trade and were in exploitative situations,...
October 18, 2017
Police & the Community
Arrested - Police Seeking Identity of Theft Suspect

Arrested - Police Seeking Identity of Theft Suspect

(Update) Thursday, November 2, 2017 Police have arrested and charged a 23-year-old Barrie man following a theft at Loblaws on October 15, 2017. The accused appeared in bail court Wednesday...
October 17, 2017
Police & the Community
Over $1000 of Food and Merchandise Stolen from Zehrs

Over $1000 of Food and Merchandise Stolen from Zehrs

Thank you to the public for the assistance. The female has been identified. The investigation is continuing at this time. On Tuesday, October 10th, 2017 at approximately 9:25pm Loss Prevention...
October 16, 2017
Police & the Community
LOCATED: 16-year-old Alexandria ADLAF

LOCATED: 16-year-old Alexandria ADLAF

The missing female has been located safe.  Thank you for the patience and assistance from the community while police located and spoke to this female. Barrie Police Service is currently...
October 12, 2017
Police & the Community
Police Look to Identify Driver After FTR

Police Look to Identify Driver After FTR

Barrie Police Service is looking for the public's assistance at identifying a male suspect and locating a vehicle responsible for a Fail to Remain collision. On Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017 at...
October 11, 2017
Police & the Community
Arrested - Police Seeking Theft Suspect

Arrested - Police Seeking Theft Suspect

(Update) Wednesday, October 11, 2017 Police have arrested and charged a 33-year-old Barrie man following a theft at Joe's No frills on September 24, 2017. The 33-year-old Barrie man has...
October 10, 2017
Police & the Community
Saving Lives During Operation Impact

Saving Lives During Operation Impact

Barrie Police Service participated in Operation Impact from Friday, October 6th to Monday, October 9th, 2017.  Through enforcement and education, the roadways in the City of Barrie are...
October 6, 2017