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Police & Community News

Police & the Community
Sleight of Hand Theft Lands in Barrie

Sleight of Hand Theft Lands in Barrie

Barrie Police is warning the public about a new sleight of hand theft that has now targeted a victim in the Barrie area. On Thursday, July 26th, 2018 at approximately 2:30 pm the victim was...
July 27, 2018
Police & the Community
Female Sought for Credit Card Fraud South of the City

Female Sought for Credit Card Fraud South of the City

A lengthy investigation has led Barrie Police to seek public assistance to identify a female responsible for a fraud using a stolen credit card. On Thursday, March 29th, 2018 at approximately 6:40...
July 25, 2018
Police & the Community
Cybertip.ca Alert: Cake app

Cybertip.ca Alert: Cake app

The Canadian Centre for Child Protection, through its Cybertip.ca program, wants to make parents aware of the app Cake – Live Stream Video Chat and its risks for teens after recently learning...
July 25, 2018
Police & the Community
Suspect Sought Following Several Thefts from Cabela’s

Suspect Sought Following Several Thefts from Cabela’s

The Barrie Police has recently received video surveillance and are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect following several retail thefts and frauds. On Sunday, June 29,...
July 24, 2018
Police & the Community
Kijiji Scam Involving the Sale of a Chevrolet Pickup Truck

Kijiji Scam Involving the Sale of a Chevrolet Pickup Truck

Barrie Police are cautioning people of a fraud scam that a few citizens of Barrie have fallen victim to over the past week.  The scam involves a Kijiji ad selling a Chevrolet pick up truck...
July 24, 2018
Police & the Community
Fraud Alert - Door-To-Door Terry Fox Scam

Fraud Alert - Door-To-Door Terry Fox Scam

The Barrie Police Service is warning local residents after being alerted that scammers are going to door-to-door and asking for pledges in the name of Terry Fox. Police have received reports...
July 23, 2018
Police & the Community
Driver of Stolen Vehicle Deemed Impaired by Drug

Driver of Stolen Vehicle Deemed Impaired by Drug

Investigators with the Barrie Police Traffic Services have arrested and charged a 29-year-old man and 31-year-old woman from Barrie, following a motor vehicle collision on Hurst Drive, in the City of...
July 20, 2018
Police & the Community
Commercial Break and Enter

Commercial Break and Enter

The Barrie Police Service has received video surveillance and is seeking the public’s assistance to identify two suspects responsible for a break and enter at a downtown business, located at 18...
July 19, 2018
Police & the Community
Investigators Continue to Seek Whereabouts of Jesse Breese (21 yrs.) Wanted for Attempted Murder

Investigators Continue to Seek Whereabouts of Jesse Breese (21 yrs.) Wanted for Attempted Murder

The investigation into a daytime shooting on Sunday, June 3, 2018, outside an apartment complex on Edgehill Drive, in the City of Barrie, continues and has police seeking a fourth suspect....
July 18, 2018
Police & the Community
Duo Distracting and Dashing with Cologne

Duo Distracting and Dashing with Cologne

Barrie Police Service is seeking the identity of two (2) males after a string of fragrance thefts over the last couple months that may be linked to similar thefts in other jurisdictions. On Sunday...
July 13, 2018
Police & the Community
CRA Scammers Hiding Behind Barrie Police and other Official Phone Numbers

CRA Scammers Hiding Behind Barrie Police and other Official Phone Numbers

The Barrie Police Service is warning local residents after being alerted that scammers are using the Barrie police’s phone number as part of a never-ending Canada Revenue Scam (CRA)....
July 10, 2018
Police & the Community
Returns for Leukemia Donation Jar Stolen in Break and Enter

Returns for Leukemia Donation Jar Stolen in Break and Enter

Barrie Police are looking for the public's assistance in identifying a suspect who stole a donation jar meant for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada. On Tuesday, July 10th...
July 10, 2018
Police & the Community
Traffic Unit Investigating Collision Between Motorcycle and Van

Traffic Unit Investigating Collision Between Motorcycle and Van

On Monday, July 9th, 2018 at approximately 5:00 pm a collision occurred between a motorcyclist and van on Yonge Street, just south of Big Bay Point Road, in the City of Barrie.  The motorcycle...
July 10, 2018
Police & the Community
Barrie Police Crime Map is now Operational

Barrie Police Crime Map is now Operational

The Barrie Police Crime Map is now up and running. To stay informed check out the interactive crime mapping tool. You can also subscribed to receive email notifications where you'll find...
July 9, 2018
Police & the Community
Roller Enthusiast Liked What He Saw in the Window

Roller Enthusiast Liked What He Saw in the Window

Barrie Police are looking to identify a male who entered a south-end retail store in a quick grab and dash break and enter. On Sunday, July 8th, 2018 at approximately 10:25 pm a single...
July 9, 2018
Police & the Community
Police Seek ID of Suspect and Location of Missing Bike

Police Seek ID of Suspect and Location of Missing Bike

Barrie Police Service is looking to identify a bicycle thief and recover the stolen property for a victim who is without his mode of transportation for the summer months. On Sunday, June 17th...
July 6, 2018
Police & the Community
Be On The Lookout: Stolen SCOTT Bike

Be On The Lookout: Stolen SCOTT Bike

Barrie Police are asking the public's assistance in locating a stolen bicycle from outside an Essa Road business after the owner stepped away for a mere four (4) minutes. On Wednesday, July...
July 5, 2018
Police & the Community
Recent Phone Scam Circulating Barrie

Recent Phone Scam Circulating Barrie

Barrie Police would like to warn citizens of Barrie of a recent phone scam that has been brought to our attention.  Over the last 48 hours, our Alternate Response Unit has received multiple...
July 4, 2018
Police & the Community
Early Morning Armed Robbery

Early Morning Armed Robbery

Investigators with the Barrie Police Service are seeking public assistance in identifying four suspects following a gas station convenience store robbery. On Friday, June 29, 2018, just after 2:00...
June 29, 2018
Police & the Community
Police Warn of Extortion on Pornographic Websites

Police Warn of Extortion on Pornographic Websites

Investigators with the Barrie Police Crimes Against Persons Unit are warning the public, especially men about an alleged online extortion scam. The scam involves suspects creating fake female...
June 29, 2018
Police & the Community
Planning a Boat Trip this Weekend

Planning a Boat Trip this Weekend

Getting ready for a boat trip this long weekend? If you are hitting the waterways ensure you have all the correct information you need to make your holiday weekend a safe and enjoyable...
June 29, 2018
Police & the Community
This Canada Day Long Weekend Celebrate Safely

This Canada Day Long Weekend Celebrate Safely

This long-weekend Canadians will be celebrating Canada’s Birthday.  In keeping with Canadian tradition, fireworks displays will be taking place across the country and overseen by...
June 29, 2018
Police & the Community
Woman Sought for Theft at Zehrs Market

Woman Sought for Theft at Zehrs Market

The Barrie Police are seeking the public’s assistance to identify a woman following a theft that occurred on Wednesday, June 27, 2018. The theft had been captured on video surveillance from...
June 28, 2018
Police & the Community
 Woman Sought for Theft of Gas

Woman Sought for Theft of Gas

The Barrie Police are seeking the public’s assistance to identify a woman following a theft of gas that occurred on Thursday, June 7 and Tuesday, June 26, 2018. The theft had been captured...
June 28, 2018
Police & the Community
Two Males Wanted for Label Frauds

Two Males Wanted for Label Frauds

Barrie Police Service is looking to identify two males responsible for an ongoing team fraud which involved false labels and distraction techniques. Barrie Police were called to Canadian Tire...
June 27, 2018
Police & the Community
Play video for Message From Barrie Police Chief Kimberley Greenwood
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Message From Barrie Police Chief Kimberley Greenwood

Media Press Conference: Tuesday, June 26th, 2018 @ 5:00 pm Location: Barrie Police Service, 29 Sperling Drive Barrie Message from Barrie Police Chief Kimberley Greenwood: "On Friday...
June 26, 2018
Police & the Community
Police Looking to ID Travelling Fraudster

Police Looking to ID Travelling Fraudster

Barrie Police Service is looking for the public's assistance in identifying a suspect wanted in two separate identity frauds that occurred in the City of Barrie. On Friday, March 16th,...
June 26, 2018
Police & the Community
Police Look to ID Dress Thief

Police Look to ID Dress Thief

Barrie Police Service is looking for the public’s assistance after a male suspect entered a standalone retail shop in a Bayfield Street plaza, stealing two (2) dresses. On Saturday, June 9th...
June 19, 2018
Police & the Community
Male Sought After Attempt Theft of Power Tools Valued at Over $300

Male Sought After Attempt Theft of Power Tools Valued at Over $300

Barrie Police Service is currently looking for the public's assistance in locating a male who fled a Loss Prevention Officer after walking straight out the front door with power tools...
June 18, 2018
Police & the Community
Robbery Suspect Sought by Police

Robbery Suspect Sought by Police

Investigators with the Barrie Police Service are seeking public assistance in identifying a suspect following a convenience store robbery. On Friday, June 15, 2018, at 3:18 a.m., a suspect entered...
June 15, 2018