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Police & Community News

Police & the Community
Doubling Back Criminal Snatches Phone

Doubling Back Criminal Snatches Phone

On Wednesday, August 29th, 2018 at 5:30 pm the victim attended the Circle K located at 63 Essa Road, in the City of Barrie, to purchase lottery tickets.  A short time later he realized he...
September 7, 2018
Police & the Community
ARRESTED and CHARGED: Blue Jays Enthusiast Tried to Get Away with Stolen Beer

ARRESTED and CHARGED: Blue Jays Enthusiast Tried to Get Away with Stolen Beer

UPDATE: Wednesday, September 12th, 2018 Barrie Police have identified and charged a 32-year-old Orillia man with Theft Under $5000 and Fail to Comply with Probation Order after the investigating...
September 4, 2018
Police & the Community
Shoplifter Stopped in His Tracks with Steak and Beer

Shoplifter Stopped in His Tracks with Steak and Beer

On Sunday, September 2nd, 2018 at approximately 2:30 pm  police were called to Zehrs located at 620 Yonge Street, in the City of Barrie, for a shoplifter.  The Loss Prevention Officer...
September 4, 2018
Police & the Community
Neighbourhood Watch Notices Three Suspects Stealing ATV

Neighbourhood Watch Notices Three Suspects Stealing ATV

On Tuesday, August 28th, 2018 at approximately 5:50 pm, a light coloured blue van pulled up on the shoulder of the road in front of 6 Epsom Drive, in the City of Barrie.  A male suspect was seen...
September 4, 2018
Police & the Community
It's Back to School and Time to Review Safety Tips

It's Back to School and Time to Review Safety Tips

The first day of school is only days away for students across Simcoe County. Police would like to remind everyone to safely share the roads with pedestrians, cyclists and school buses. Ensure...
August 31, 2018
Police & the Community
SUSPECT IDENTIFIED: Fleeing Shoplifter Sought

SUSPECT IDENTIFIED: Fleeing Shoplifter Sought

Barrie Police have received information following the release of survelliance footage on the identity of the shoplifter from No Frills located at 165 Wellington Street West.  On Thursaday,...
August 31, 2018
Police & the Community
ARREST - Police Seeking the Identity of a Woman Wanted for Assault

ARREST - Police Seeking the Identity of a Woman Wanted for Assault

(Update) Thursday, August 30, 2018 Police have arrested and charged a 32-year-old woman from Orangeville, Ontario, following an assault. The incident took place on Friday, August 24, 2018, at St....
August 30, 2018
Police & the Community
Suspect Steals Wallet from Thornton and Uses it in Barrie

Suspect Steals Wallet from Thornton and Uses it in Barrie

Barrie Police are looking to identify a male who was captured on video surveillance using a stolen credit card after nine (9) transactions were attempted on financial cards from a stolen wallet...
August 30, 2018
Police & the Community
 A Great Example of Fake News on Social Media

A Great Example of Fake News on Social Media

This document has been circulating on social media for years. Once again, it has gained attention and raised questions. This document was not created or endorsed by the Barrie Police Service....
August 28, 2018
Police & the Community
Back to School Reminders

Back to School Reminders

Back to School is an exciting time for students, but it can have some unforeseen risks. With school only a week away, it is time to teach and/or review basic back to school rules. Walking to...
August 28, 2018
Police & the Community
ARRESTED: Hot Handed Fraudster Sought by Police

ARRESTED: Hot Handed Fraudster Sought by Police

UPDATE: Wednesday, August 29th, 2018 Barrie Police have identified the suspect in the possession of stolen credit cards and fraudulent transactions as a 48-year-old Barrie male. On Monday,...
August 24, 2018
Police & the Community
Play video for Suspect Sought After Costly Mischief
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Suspect Sought After Costly Mischief

Barrie Police are investigating a mischief after an unknown suspect is caught on camera damaging two vehicles in the driveway of a south-end residence.   On Sunday, July 29th, 2018 at 4:...
August 23, 2018
Police & the Community
The Top Five Intersections for Motor Vehicle Collisions

The Top Five Intersections for Motor Vehicle Collisions

The top five intersections for motor vehicle collisions, in the City of Barrie, have been identified as; Dunlop Street West and Ferndale Drive North​​​​​​  - 13 reported collisions...
August 22, 2018
Police & the Community
ARRESTED: Female Caught on Camera Using Stolen Cards

ARRESTED: Female Caught on Camera Using Stolen Cards

UPDATE: Wednesday, August 29th, 2018 Barrie Police have identified a female responsible for the use of a stolen credit card after a duffel bag was stolen out of a car on Chippawa Court the first...
August 21, 2018
Police & the Community
Arrest - A Crime of Opportunity Caught on Video Surveillance

Arrest - A Crime of Opportunity Caught on Video Surveillance

(Update) A 19-year-old Barrie woman has been arrested and charged with Theft Under $5,000. She will appear in a Barrie Court of Justice in September.  Thank you to the community and ...
August 21, 2018
Police & the Community
A Stolen Bicycle Leads Police to a Local Pawn Shop

A Stolen Bicycle Leads Police to a Local Pawn Shop

The Barrie Police Service is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect following a theft in the City of Barrie. On Tuesday, August 14, 2018, at 12:00 p.m. a theft occurred at...
August 20, 2018
Police & the Community
UPDATE: Stolen Batteries and Pump Stolen Then Recycled

UPDATE: Stolen Batteries and Pump Stolen Then Recycled

UPDATE: Tuesday, August 21st, 2018 Barrie Police have identified one male responsible for the theft of the batteries from the rear of St. Onge Recreation on Friday, August 17th. 2018.  A 32-...
August 20, 2018
Police & the Community
The Passing of Retired K9 Tex

The Passing of Retired K9 Tex

It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of retired Barrie Police Service Dog (PSD) Tex. Sadly, Tex passed away on Wednesday night, at the age of thirteen. From 2006 to 2015 he bravely...
August 16, 2018
Police & the Community
Shoplifter Slips Away with Razors and Allergy Medication

Shoplifter Slips Away with Razors and Allergy Medication

Barrie Police is looking for assistance from the public to identify a shoplifter who fled on foot into a bush area while an employee and witness were on his tail. On Wednesday, August...
August 16, 2018
Police & the Community
Recovered Property In Search of Rightful Owners

Recovered Property In Search of Rightful Owners

Barrie Police Service are in the midst of a lengthy investigation into multiple residential break and enters in our area, which has included collaborative work with neighbouring...
August 13, 2018
Police & the Community
Man and Woman Caught on Video Surveillance Wanted by Police

Man and Woman Caught on Video Surveillance Wanted by Police

The Barrie Police Service is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying two suspects following a theft in the City of Barrie. On Saturday, July 28, 2018, a theft occurred at Cabela...
August 13, 2018
Police & the Community
Guardians Half Marathon and 5KM

Guardians Half Marathon and 5KM

On Sunday, October 14, 2018, the Ontario Law Enforcement Torch Run (OLETR) in co-operation with Special Olympics Ontario is hosting the Guardians Half Marathon & 5KM. The...
August 9, 2018
Police & the Community
Suspects in Possession of Stolen Credit Cards Sought

Suspects in Possession of Stolen Credit Cards Sought

On Friday, June 8, 2018, several credit cards had been stolen from a wallet that had been left in a vehicle parked at the Barrie City Marina. Police have recently obtained video surveillance which...
August 9, 2018
Police & the Community
Barrie Police Welcomes Seven New Constables

Barrie Police Welcomes Seven New Constables

The Barrie Police Service is proud to welcome seven members from Recruit Class #1802 to its ranks at a special badge ceremony, which will be held on Friday,  August 10, 2018, ...
August 9, 2018
Police & the Community
August is National Drug Drop Off Month

August is National Drug Drop Off Month

Police across Canada urge all Canadians to help prevent unnecessary tragedies from occurring. Medication in the home is the leading cause of poisoning in children. Small amounts of adult...
August 2, 2018
Police & the Community
 Suspect Makes Use of ATM Card left in Bank Machine

Suspect Makes Use of ATM Card left in Bank Machine

The Barrie Police has recently received video surveillance and is seeking the public’s assistance to identify a suspect wanted for fraud. On Saturday May, 12, 2018, a fraudulent transaction...
August 1, 2018
Police & the Community
Police Seek ID of Suspect After Meat Stolen and Suspect Flees

Police Seek ID of Suspect After Meat Stolen and Suspect Flees

On Tuesday, July 31st, 2018 at 6:35 pm a male was observed by a Loss Prevention Officer (LPO) walking past cashiers and leaving Walmart, located at 35 Mapleview Drive in the City...
August 1, 2018
Police & the Community
Investigators Seeking Suspects Identity Following Several Thefts from Shoppers Drug Mart

Investigators Seeking Suspects Identity Following Several Thefts from Shoppers Drug Mart

The Barrie Police Service is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect following a theft in the City of Barrie. On Sunday, July 22, 2018, a theft occurred at Shoppers Drug...
July 31, 2018
Police & the Community
BPS Traffic Unit Appealing for Information in March Fail to Remain

BPS Traffic Unit Appealing for Information in March Fail to Remain

The Barrie Police Traffic Unit is appealing to the public yet again after further information on vehicle damages has be gathered in a fail to remain collision from March, 2018.  On...
July 30, 2018
Police & the Community
World Day Against Trafficking In Persons

World Day Against Trafficking In Persons

Human trafficking is a crime and human rights abuse that’s sometimes referred to as “modern day slavery.” There are different types of human trafficking that takes place in...
July 30, 2018