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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
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
Police & the Community
Pet Owners Being Warned After Suspicious Incident Reported

Pet Owners Being Warned After Suspicious Incident Reported

The Barrie Police Service is appealing to the public for assistance after a suspicious incident was reported yesterday in the City of Barrie. On Monday, December 3, 2018, shortly after 1:00 p.m.,...
December 4, 2018
Police & the Community
Mitten Trees are up at Barrie Police Service & Barrie Zehrs locations

Mitten Trees are up at Barrie Police Service & Barrie Zehrs locations

The Barrie Police Service is once again collecting donations for the annual Mitten Tree campaign. This year marks the 20th Anniversary of the Mitten Tree. This initiative began with Constable...
December 3, 2018
Police & the Community
Second Pellet Gun Incident Determined To Be False – ‘Victim’ Now Facing Multiple Charges

Second Pellet Gun Incident Determined To Be False – ‘Victim’ Now Facing Multiple Charges

On November 19, 2018, Barrie Police Service responded to a report that a male had been shot in the eye by what is believed to be a small caliber pellet-type gun. The following day, an officer from...
November 28, 2018
Police & the Community
The Barrie Police Service Joins Provincial Campaign to Prevent Thefts of Vehicles and Valuables Left in Plain View

The Barrie Police Service Joins Provincial Campaign to Prevent Thefts of Vehicles and Valuables Left in Plain View

  The Barrie Police Service is reminding motorists and passengers to Lock it OR Lose it when it comes to their vehicles and valuables so that would-be thieves won’t ruin your holiday...
November 27, 2018
Police & the Community
Drinking and Driving…It’s the Wrong Choice

Drinking and Driving…It’s the Wrong Choice

  This past weekend in a span of just 3 ½ hours, officers from the Barrie Police Service responded to 3 separate motor vehicle collisions in the City of Barrie, but there was a common...
November 27, 2018
Police & the Community
Camera thieves caught on film

Camera thieves caught on film

Barrie Police are looking for two male suspects after a camera store was broken into in the City of Barrie, and thousands of dollars’ worth of camera equipment was stolen. On November 10,...
November 22, 2018
Police & the Community
UPDATE - Second Incident involving Suspected Pellet Gun Being Investigated

UPDATE - Second Incident involving Suspected Pellet Gun Being Investigated

(Update) Last night, shortly after 7:00 p.m., an officer from the Huronia West Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) was investigating a multi-vehicle collision on County Road 90 in...
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
Male Arrested and Charged in Sexual Assault

Male Arrested and Charged in Sexual Assault

(Update) November 30, 2018 - The Barrie Police Service has laid several charges in relation to a sexual assault which took place in the City of Barrie. On Friday, November 9, 2018, just...
November 10, 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