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Police & Community News

Police & the Community
Break and Enter Suspect Sought

Break and Enter Suspect Sought

On Monday, September 18th, 2017 at 10:40pm Barrie Police responded to a Break and Enter call at Fox’s Bakery on 96 Victoria Street, in the City of Barrie. Residents sitting outside enjoying the...
September 19, 2017
Police & the Community
WANTED - Arthur FREJ and John NANIBUSH

WANTED - Arthur FREJ and John NANIBUSH

Police have issued an arrest warrant for two suspects in relation to a theft that occurred on Tuesday, September 12, 2017, at Loblaws, located at 472 Bayfield Street, in the City of Barrie. Police...
September 14, 2017
Police & the Community
Bear Spray and Stun Gun Used in Road Rage

Bear Spray and Stun Gun Used in Road Rage

The Barrie Police are seeking the public’s assistance to identify a suspect following a road rage incident that led to two males being assaulted Sunday evening. On Sunday evening the victims...
September 13, 2017
Police & the Community
UPDATE: One Arrested, One Outstanding in Theft of Phone

UPDATE: One Arrested, One Outstanding in Theft of Phone

UPDATE: Wednesday, September 13th, 2017 Barrie Police Service has identified and arrested Suspect #2, the male responsible for removing the cell phone from the store, at 6:20pm on Tuesday,...
September 12, 2017
Police & the Community
WANTED: Crystal ROSS for Theft of Beer from Loblaws

WANTED: Crystal ROSS for Theft of Beer from Loblaws

UPDATE: Tuesday, October 10th, 2017 Barrie Police have received multiple tips identifying the female responsible for the theft of beer from Loblaws on Monday, September 11th, 2017.  At...
September 12, 2017
Police & the Community
MEDIA INVITE - Child Advocacy Centre - Simcoe/Muskoka Grand Opening

MEDIA INVITE - Child Advocacy Centre - Simcoe/Muskoka Grand Opening

The Barrie Police Service would like to invite members of the media to attend the Grand Opening of the Child Advocacy Centre Simcoe/Muskoka. Members of the media are invited to attend the Grand...
September 7, 2017
Police & the Community
Police Seeking Person of Interest

Police Seeking Person of Interest

The Barrie Police are seeking the public’s assistance to identify a male following a theft on Friday, September 1, 2017, at Nutrition Plus, located at 42 Maple Avenue, in the City of Barrie...
September 7, 2017
Police & the Community
Theft - Police Seeking Vodka Connoisseur

Theft - Police Seeking Vodka Connoisseur

The Barrie Police are seeking the public’s assistance to identify a male following a theft at the LCBO, located at 534 Bayfield Street, in the City of Barrie. Video surveillance captured the...
September 7, 2017
Police & the Community
Lingerie Enthusiast Caught on Video Surveillance

Lingerie Enthusiast Caught on Video Surveillance

Barrie Police are seeking the public’s assistance to identity a suspect wanted for theft from La Senza, located within the Georgian Mall, at 509 Bayfield Street, in the City of Barrie. It is...
September 6, 2017
Police & the Community
Three Suspects Wanted Following a Cabela's Theft

Three Suspects Wanted Following a Cabela's Theft

The Barrie Police are seeking the public’s assistance to identify three suspects following a theft at Cabela’s, located at 50 Concert Way, in the City of Barrie. On Wednesday,...
September 5, 2017
Police & the Community
Quick Change Scam

Quick Change Scam

The Barrie Police are seeking the public’s assistance to identify a male following a quick change scam that took place on Tuesday, August 22, 2017, at the Georgian Mall, located at 509 Bayfield...
September 5, 2017
Police & the Community
Police on the Lookout for a Stolen Dirt Bike

Police on the Lookout for a Stolen Dirt Bike

A residence on Innisfil Street, in the City of Barrie, was a target of a break and enter sometime between Sunday, August, 20, and Wednesday August, 23, 2017.   Police believed...
August 25, 2017
Police & the Community
Theft and Use of Credit Card

Theft and Use of Credit Card

Barrie Police Service is looking for the public's assistance in identifying a male wanted for a theft and use of a stolen credit card. On Tuesday, July 25th, 2017 officers attended a residence...
August 25, 2017
Police & the Community
Gunshot Victims Arrive at Hospital

Gunshot Victims Arrive at Hospital

(Update) Tuesday, August 22, 2017 Two men suffered non-life threatening injuries following a shooting Monday night on Hickling Trail, in the City of Barrie. Investigators believe an altercation...
August 21, 2017
Police & the Community
Distraction Theft and Attempt Fraud

Distraction Theft and Attempt Fraud

On Monday, July 3rd, 2017 at 1:30pm two female suspects were involved in a distraction theft at Sears, located at 521 Bayfield Street, in the City of Barrie.  Shortly after removing a wallet...
August 21, 2017
Police & the Community
Hotel Guests Fall Victim to a Break and Enter

Hotel Guests Fall Victim to a Break and Enter

The Barrie Police are seeking the public’s assistance to identify two males following a theft on Saturday, August 12, 2017, at the Quality Inn, located at 55 Hart Drive, in the City of Barrie...
August 18, 2017
Police & the Community
Update - A 10-year-old Girl with Cerebral Palsy Has Her Mode of Transportation Stolen

Update - A 10-year-old Girl with Cerebral Palsy Has Her Mode of Transportation Stolen

(Update) Tuesday, August 15, 2017 The Barrie Police Service has received numerous e-mails, direct messages and telephone calls from the residents of Barrie and the Greater Toronto Area, all...
August 14, 2017
Police & the Community
Max Cameron PRITCHETT Arrested Following Canada Wide Warrant

Max Cameron PRITCHETT Arrested Following Canada Wide Warrant

(Update) Monday, August 28, 2017 Investigators with the Barrie Police Homicide Unit have arrested and charged 21-year-old Max Cameron PRITCHETT of Barrie, ON. The accused turned himself into...
August 13, 2017
Police & the Community
Police Seeking Suspect(s) Following an Inhumane Act of Animal Cruelty

Police Seeking Suspect(s) Following an Inhumane Act of Animal Cruelty

The Barrie Police Service is seeking the public’s assistance to identify the suspect(s) responsible for a senseless and inhumane act of animal cruelty.  On Sunday, August 6, 2017,...
August 10, 2017
Police & the Community
ARRESTED - Police Seeking Two Suspects Following Theft

ARRESTED - Police Seeking Two Suspects Following Theft

(Update) Tuesday, September, 5, 2017 On Tuesday, August 1, 2017, two suspects had been captured on video surveillance stealing from Plato’s Closet, located at 21 Commerce Park...
August 8, 2017
Police & the Community
Hot Cars Can Kill

Hot Cars Can Kill

The hot weather and humidity contiues, and leaving your pets for a brief time in a hot environment can be life threatening. After reaching a body temperature of 41°C (106°F), it doesn...
August 2, 2017
Police & the Community
Suspect Sought Following Theft at Loblaws

Suspect Sought Following Theft at Loblaws

Barrie Police are seeking the public’s assistance to identify a man following a theft from Loblaws, located at 472 Bayfield Street, in the City of Barrie. On Sunday, July 23, ...
July 31, 2017
Police & the Community
The Canadian Safe Boating Council and Barrie Police Service Team Up to Reduce Impaired Boating Deaths This August Long Weekend

The Canadian Safe Boating Council and Barrie Police Service Team Up to Reduce Impaired Boating Deaths This August Long Weekend

Drinking and boating accounts for approximately 40% of boating-related fatalities on Canadian waterways.  To raise awareness and reduce alcohol related deaths, the Barrie Police Service is...
July 31, 2017
Police & the Community
Purse Snatcher Caught on Camera

Purse Snatcher Caught on Camera

Barrie Police Service is asking the public's assistance in identifying a male responsible for snatching a purse at a local hotel restaurant. On Thursday, July 27th, 2017 at 8:30am a female was...
July 28, 2017
Police & the Community
Final Arrest Made Following Double Stabbing Downtown

Final Arrest Made Following Double Stabbing Downtown

(Update) Saturday, August 5, 2017 Investigators have arrested and charged the fourth suspect wanted  in connection to the double stabbing that occurred on Worsley and Peel Street, on Tuesday...
July 27, 2017
Police & the Community
Bike Thief Caught on Video Surveillance

Bike Thief Caught on Video Surveillance

Barrie Police are seeking the public’s assistance to identify a male following a theft that took place on Tuesday, July 18, 2017, at Holly Recreation Centre, located at 171 Mapleton Avenue, in...
July 25, 2017
Police & the Community
Police-reported Crime Statistics for Barrie Census Metropolitan Area (CMA)

Police-reported Crime Statistics for Barrie Census Metropolitan Area (CMA)

Statistics Canada has released the Police-reported crime statistics for 2016 and has recorded the Barrie Census Metropolitan Area (CMA) as ranking in the top three (3) regions with the lowest Crime...
July 24, 2017
Police & the Community
National Drowning Prevention Week

National Drowning Prevention Week

As a premier waterfront community, it is important for Barrie residents and visitors to be aware of water safety, including drowning risks and water incident prevention. The Lifesaving Society...
July 17, 2017
Police & the Community
Robbery with Paintball Gun at Petro Canada

Robbery with Paintball Gun at Petro Canada

On Thursday, July 13th, 2017 at 11:20pm Barrie Police Service received a call from the employee working at Petro Canada located at 320 Blake Street, in the City of Barrie, after a robbery had...
July 14, 2017
Police & the Community
Theft of Vehicle Batteries

Theft of Vehicle Batteries

Barrie Police are investigating a theft that took place on Tuesday, July 11, 2017, just after 4:00 a.m., at Sinton Landmark, located at 28 Vespra Street, in the City of Barrie. Early Tuesday...
July 12, 2017