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Police & Community News

Police & the Community
Female Assaulted

Female Assaulted

On Saturday, July 13, 2019 at 3:20 a.m., Barrie Police responded to 65 Lakeshore Drive in the area of Centennial Beach, for a report of an assault that occurred south of the play structure. A...
July 29, 2019
Police & the Community
Barrie Police investigate stabbing

Barrie Police investigate stabbing

Sunday, July 28, 2019 - Update: Police have been in contact with the two individuals from this afternoon's post. Thank you to everyone for your assistance. Saturday, July 27, 2019 - Barrie...
July 27, 2019
Police & the Community
Charges laid under City of Barrie Animal Control By-law

Charges laid under City of Barrie Animal Control By-law

Earlier this week, the Barrie Police Service was contacted regarding a cat that was reported stolen. Officers attended on July 25, and after considering all avenues of investigation, it was...
July 26, 2019
Police & the Community
Driver charged in Motor Vehicle Collision

Driver charged in Motor Vehicle Collision

At approximately 6:45 p.m. on Tuesday, July 23, Barrie Police responded to a single motor vehicle collision at an address on Drury Lane in the City of Barrie. Upon arrival, it was determined that...
July 24, 2019
Police & the Community
Barrie man charged with assault

Barrie man charged with assault

On Saturday, July 20, 2019, Barrie Police responded to a report of an assault that had occurred at the L.A. Fitness location at Park Place plaza in the City of Barrie. Upon arrival, witnesses were...
July 22, 2019
Police & the Community
Early morning armed robbery carried out by two suspects

Early morning armed robbery carried out by two suspects

Barrie Police are looking for the public’s assistance in identifying two suspects who carried out an armed robbery in the early hours of Monday, July 22, 2019. On Monday, July 22, at...
July 22, 2019
Police & the Community
 Bank Robbery Attempted

Bank Robbery Attempted

The Barrie Police Service is requesting the assistance of the public with regards to an ongoing investigation. On Friday, July 19, 2019, at 1:19 p.m., police responded to report of an attempted...
July 19, 2019
Police & the Community
Break and Enter Suspects Caught on Camera

Break and Enter Suspects Caught on Camera

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 Friday, June 28, 2019, between 4:23 a.m. and 4:28 a.m.,...
July 18, 2019
Police & the Community
Barrie Police Detectives Kept Busy Overnight

Barrie Police Detectives Kept Busy Overnight

As a result of a number of ongoing investigations being conducted by detectives from the Barrie Police Investigative Services, last night, two males were arrested and are now facing a slew of...
July 9, 2019
Police & the Community
Robbery Reported to Police

Robbery Reported to Police

The Barrie Police Service is requesting the assistance of the public with regards to an ongoing robbery investigation. On Thursday, July 4, 2019, at approximately 4:15 a.m., a male who was on his...
July 5, 2019
Police & the Community
Laptop and IPad Stolen…but Recovered Close By

Laptop and IPad Stolen…but Recovered Close By

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 Sunday, June 16, 2019, just after 11:30a.m., police...
July 3, 2019
Police & the Community
Shoplifting suspect assaults store clerk

Shoplifting suspect assaults store clerk

On May 24, 2019, a female suspect was observed selecting items from the shelves at the Dollarama located at 60 Dunlop Street East in the City of Barrie. After leaving the store without making any...
July 2, 2019
Police & the Community
You Can Make This Summer One to Remember

You Can Make This Summer One to Remember

As we embark on the first long weekend of Sumer 2019, the Barrie Police Service is reminding the residents of our community that they have the ability to make it one to remember for all the right...
June 26, 2019
Police & the Community
Armed robbery suspect strikes twice

Armed robbery suspect strikes twice

Barrie Police are looking for the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect wanted for two recent armed robberies in Barrie. On Monday, June 17, at approximately 2:00 a.m., the suspect...
June 25, 2019
Police & the Community
Deceased Male Found in Wooded Area

Deceased Male Found in Wooded Area

On Monday, June 24, 2019, at 2:27 p.m., members of the Barrie Police Service responded to a report of deceased male located in a heavily wood area adjacent to the onramp to southbound Highway 400...
June 25, 2019
Police & the Community
Parks Are for Everyone

Parks Are for Everyone

With the calendar officially saying it is Summer and with the return to the long awaited warner weather, the Barrie Police Service would like to remind the public that this will bring out more and...
June 25, 2019
Police & the Community
Wire Stolen and Carted Away on a Wagon

Wire Stolen and Carted Away on a Wagon

The Barrie Police Service is appealing to the public for assistance after a mischief and theft was reported at a business located in the City of Barrie. On Friday, June 21, 2019, police attended...
June 24, 2019
Police & the Community
Barrie Police arrest early-morning impaired driver

Barrie Police arrest early-morning impaired driver

At approximately 8:30 a.m. this morning, Friday, June 21, Barrie Police responded to a report of a vehicle that had struck a parked car on Patterson Road, and left the scene. Upon arrival,...
June 21, 2019
Police & the Community
UPDATE - Police Investigate Fail to Remain Involving Young Child

UPDATE - Police Investigate Fail to Remain Involving Young Child

Update - Police Investigate Fail to Remain Involving Young Child As a result of the ongoing investigation into this fail to remain collision, investigators from the Barrie Police Service Traffic...
June 19, 2019
Police & the Community
Police looking to identify thirsty thief

Police looking to identify thirsty thief

On Tuesday, June 11, the suspect entered a vehicle parked in the driveway of the victim’s home and took cash, a can of pop, and several bank cards from the vehicle. The cards were located...
June 19, 2019
Police & the Community
Police appealing for witnesses and information in fire which caused an estimated $2 million in damage

Police appealing for witnesses and information in fire which caused an estimated $2 million in damage

The Barrie Police Service is seeking the public’s assistance after a late-night fire caused an estimated $2 million in damages to a number of homes in Barrie. Just before midnight on Sunday...
June 12, 2019
Police & the Community
2019 Law Enforcement Torch Run

2019 Law Enforcement Torch Run

On Wednesday, June 12, members of the Barrie Police Service will be participating in the Annual Law Enforcement Torch Run in support of Special Olympics.   Runners will be joined by Special...
June 10, 2019
Police & the Community
Search Warrant Yields Stolen Property

Search Warrant Yields Stolen Property

The Barrie Police Service is appealing to the public for assistance in identifying some suspected stolen property after a search warrant was executed late last week in the City of Barrie. The...
June 7, 2019
Police & the Community
UPDATE - Sweet Toothed Shoplifters Arrested and Charged

UPDATE - Sweet Toothed Shoplifters Arrested and Charged

UPDATE (Tuesday, June 4, 2019) – Earlier this morning, both the suspects wanted in this shoplifting investigation were located and arrested on Worsley Street after a keen eyed witness...
June 4, 2019
Police & the Community
Fake money used to pay for shopping spree

Fake money used to pay for shopping spree

Barrie Police are looking to identify a male and female who used counterfeit bills to pay for their purchase at the Bayfield Street Winners location in April. On the morning of Sunday, April 28,...
May 31, 2019
Police & the Community
Update – Suspect arrested for downtown bank robbery

Update – Suspect arrested for downtown bank robbery

June 3, 2019 -- An arrest has been made in the robbery that took place on May 27, 2019, at the RBC Royal Bank located at 53 Bayfield Street in Barrie. After releasing images of the suspect, his...
May 28, 2019
Police & the Community
Shoplifting suspects steal summer outfit

Shoplifting suspects steal summer outfit

Barrie Police are seeking the identity of two suspects involved in a theft from Reitmans, located at 498 Bayfield Street in Barrie. On Saturday, May 25, 2019, the two suspects were browsing in the...
May 27, 2019
Police & the Community
FOUR NOW CHARGED WITH CRIMINAL, IMMIGRATION-RELATED OFFENCES UPDATE: Labour Human Trafficking Investigation

FOUR NOW CHARGED WITH CRIMINAL, IMMIGRATION-RELATED OFFENCES UPDATE: Labour Human Trafficking Investigation

(BARRIE, ON) – Four Barrie residents have now been charged with several offences as part of ongoing labour human trafficking investigation. Since 2018, Ontario Provincial Police (OPP),...
May 23, 2019
Police & the Community
Cigarettes Targeted in Break and Enters

Cigarettes Targeted in Break and Enters

The Barrie Police Service is appealing to the public for assistance after two break and enters were reported last month in the City of Barrie. On Wednesday, April, 17, 2019, the Hasty Market...
May 13, 2019
Police & the Community
Police Investigate Theft of Baby Monitors - Suspect Captured On Video

Police Investigate Theft of Baby Monitors - Suspect Captured On Video

The Barrie Police Service is appealing to the public for assistance after a number of thefts were reported from the same location in the City of Barrie. On Wednesday, May 1, 2019, a male attended...
May 13, 2019