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Police & Community News

Police & the Community
Fraudulent Use of Credit Cards Prompts Investigation

Fraudulent Use of Credit Cards Prompts Investigation

The Barrie Police Service is appealing to the public for assistance after a theft and fraudulent use of credit cards was reported in the City of Barrie. On Tuesday, October 23, 2018, the victim in...
October 24, 2018
Police & the Community
Police Investigate Theft of Nail Gun

Police Investigate Theft of Nail Gun

The Barrie Police is appealing to the public for assistance after a theft was reported in the City of Barrie. On Friday, October 19, 2018, police attended to the Canadian Tire Store located at 320...
October 23, 2018
Police & the Community
FRAUD ALERT: Grandparent Scam and CRA Scam Re-Surfacing in Barrie

FRAUD ALERT: Grandparent Scam and CRA Scam Re-Surfacing in Barrie

Barrie Police have recently received calls from Barrie residents whom have fallen victim to or have received fraudulent calls using both the Emergency or Grandparent scam and Canadian Revenue...
October 22, 2018
Police & the Community
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Police Looking for Information in Nighttime Break and Enter at Local Business

Barrie Police are looking for the public's assistance in gathering information, including suspect identity, in regards to a nighttime break and enter in to a downtown business. On Wednesday,...
October 22, 2018
Police & the Community
Four Fragrance Thieves Unsuccessful But Still Sought by Police

Four Fragrance Thieves Unsuccessful But Still Sought by Police

On Wednesday, October 17th, 2018 at 9:15 pm four (4) females entered the Shoppers Drug Mart located at 524 Bayfield Street, in the City of Barrie.  Employees recognized the group from a previous...
October 19, 2018
Police & the Community
Barrie Crime Map- UP AND RUNNING

Barrie Crime Map- UP AND RUNNING

The Crime Map on the Barrie Police website has been repaired and is now UP AND RUNNING.  Our crime map can be found along the right hand panel on our website or by following this link: Barrie...
October 19, 2018
Police & the Community
Public Safety Alert - Purple Coloured Substance Surfaces in the Community

Public Safety Alert - Purple Coloured Substance Surfaces in the Community

The Barrie Police Service has learned of a dangerous strain of suspected Heroin and/or Cocaine, which has surfaced within the community. The substance is believed to have a purple colouring and...
October 18, 2018
Police & the Community
Police Searching for Purse Snatcher  Who Used Stolen Credit Cards

Police Searching for Purse Snatcher Who Used Stolen Credit Cards

Barrie Police are looking to identify a male suspect after a purse was stolen from a downtown business and various financial cards were used. On Wednesday, October 10th, 2018 shortly after...
October 16, 2018
Police & the Community
Police Seeking Identity of Shoppers Drug Mart Thief

Police Seeking Identity of Shoppers Drug Mart Thief

The Barrie Police Service is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect following a theft in the City of Barrie. On Saturday, October 13, 2018, at approximately 8:00 a.m., an...
October 15, 2018
Police & the Community
Update –BMO Fraud Warning

Update –BMO Fraud Warning

BMO Bank of Montreal Investigations and Security Services Department has advised the Barrie Police Service that recent letters requesting updated tax related information sent to some customers was in...
October 15, 2018
Police & the Community
Four Suspects Distracting and Dashing Local at Shoppers Drug Marts

Four Suspects Distracting and Dashing Local at Shoppers Drug Marts

Barrie Police are investigating a string of thefts occurring across our city involving the same four suspects. On Tuesday, October 2nd, 2018 just after 6:30 pm two female suspects entered the...
October 10, 2018
Police & the Community
Police Seeking Identity of Suspects in Shoppers Drug Mart Theft

Police Seeking Identity of Suspects in Shoppers Drug Mart Theft

The Barrie Police Service is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying two suspects following a theft in the City of Barrie. On Friday, October 5, 2018, a theft occurred at Shoppers...
October 10, 2018
Police & the Community
24-year-old Barrie Woman Charged with Impaired

24-year-old Barrie Woman Charged with Impaired

The Barrie Police Traffic Service is investigating a single vehicle collision that occurred on Tuesday, October 9, 2018, just after 11:00 a.m. on Stunden Lane in the City of Barrie. The motor...
October 10, 2018
Police & the Community
Police Seek ID in Grocery Store Theft

Police Seek ID in Grocery Store Theft

On Sunday September 9th, 2018 at approximately 3:50 pm an unknown suspect entered Loblaws located at 472 Bayfield Street, in the City of Barrie.  He was observed by a Loss Prevention Officer (...
October 9, 2018
Police & the Community
Break and Enter - Residential

Break and Enter - Residential

The Barrie Police are seeking the public’s assistance to identify two suspects following a break and enter that occurred in the City of Barrie. On Sunday, September 10, 2018, just after...
October 7, 2018
Police & the Community
Theft – Rims and Tires

Theft – Rims and Tires

The Barrie Police are seeking the public’s assistance to identify a suspect(s) following a theft that occurred in the City of Barrie.  On Sunday, September 23, 2018, just after 1:00 a.m...
October 7, 2018
Police & the Community
Suspect Wanted for Theft at Sport Chek

Suspect Wanted for Theft at Sport Chek

The Barrie Police are seeking the public’s assistance to identify a suspect following a theft that occurred in the City of Barrie.   On Sunday, September 30, 2018, a theft had occurred...
October 5, 2018
Police & the Community
Two Men Wanted for Property Damage

Two Men Wanted for Property Damage

The Barrie Police are seeking the public’s assistance to identify two suspects responsible for property damage in downtown Barrie. On Friday, September 14, 2018, just before midnight, two...
October 5, 2018
Police & the Community
Barrie Man Charged with 18 Counts of Mischief

Barrie Man Charged with 18 Counts of Mischief

The Barrie Police are requesting the publics assistance to identify the property and/or owner following a vandalize act. After a lengthy investigation a 25-year-old Barrie...
October 5, 2018
Police & the Community
Phony Plates Used in Gas Drive Off

Phony Plates Used in Gas Drive Off

Barrie Police Service is looking to identify a male suspect after he pumped a tank of gas in a vehicle and drove off without paying. On Wednesday, September 19th, 2018 at approximately 5:00 pm a...
October 5, 2018
Police & the Community
Police on Hunt for Stolen Truck and Outstanding Thief

Police on Hunt for Stolen Truck and Outstanding Thief

Barrie Police are asking the public's assistance in locating a stolen pickup truck after the thief jumped in and drove off while its owner was getting a cup of coffee. On Thursday, September...
October 4, 2018
Police & the Community
Barrie Police to Participate in Operation Impact

Barrie Police to Participate in Operation Impact

(BARRIE, ON) – As the Thanksgiving weekend approaches, motorists are reminded that the Barrie Police Service will be participating in Operation...
October 4, 2018
Police & the Community
Arrested – Ashtoney Thompson (21 yrs.)

Arrested – Ashtoney Thompson (21 yrs.)

(Update) Friday, October 19, 2018. On Wednesday, October 10, 2018, Ashtoney Thompson was located in the Greater Toronto Area, and taken into custody by Toronto Police Service, in an unrelated...
September 21, 2018
Police & the Community
Wanted for Attempted Murder - Jesse Breese (21 yrs.)

Wanted for Attempted Murder - Jesse Breese (21 yrs.)

Investigators are looking to locate 21-year-old Jesse Breese, following a shooting in the City of Barrie, which occurred on Sunday, June 3, 2018. Its' believed he may be in Sarnia, London or...
September 20, 2018
Police & the Community
ARRESTED - Suspect Wanted for Human Trafficking Offences

ARRESTED - Suspect Wanted for Human Trafficking Offences

(UPDATE) Friday, September 21, 2018 Investigators received numerous tips, which assisted in identifying a 23-year-old Barrie man, who was wanted for human trafficking offences. ...
September 19, 2018
Police & the Community
Road Safety Blitz in Community Safety Zones

Road Safety Blitz in Community Safety Zones

Barrie Police Traffic Unit conducted a Road Safety Blitz focusing on Community Safety Zones throughout the week of Monday, September 10th to Friday, September 14th.  Throughout the week, the...
September 18, 2018
Police & the Community
Police Looking to Identify Fourth Robbery Suspect

Police Looking to Identify Fourth Robbery Suspect

(Update) Following an early morning robbery in College Heights Park, Investigators have now charged three people; A 17-year-old female from the City of Toronto has been charged with; Robbery...
September 17, 2018
Police & the Community
Police Seek ID of Theft Suspect

Police Seek ID of Theft Suspect

Barrie Police are looking to ID a male who attempted to steal a cart full of groceries and upon being arrested ran from the Loss Prevention Officer (LPO). On Thursday, September 13th, 2018 just...
September 14, 2018
Police & the Community
Cologne Caper Escapes

Cologne Caper Escapes

Barrie Police are investigating a theft of cologne from a south end drug store even after employees confronted the male suspect. On Monday, August 27th, 2018 at approximately 4:05 pm the lone...
September 14, 2018
Police & the Community
Theft Suspects with a Sweet Tooth Wanted by Police

Theft Suspects with a Sweet Tooth Wanted by Police

The Barrie Police are seeking the public’s assistance to identify two men following a theft that occurred on Tuesday, September, 4, 2018. The theft had been captured on video surveillance...
September 10, 2018