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Police & Community News

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
Back to School Tips to Keep Everyone Safe

Back to School Tips to Keep Everyone Safe

Today is the first day of school for students across Simcoe County, and police would like to remind everyone to safely share the roads with pedestrians, cyclists and school buses. Ensure your...
September 5, 2017
Police & the Community
UPDATE: Death at Dyment Pond Deemed Not Suspicious

UPDATE: Death at Dyment Pond Deemed Not Suspicious

UPDATE: Friday, September 1st, 2017 Barrie Police Service have lifted the scene near Dyment Pond off Victoria Street, in the City of Barrie. A forensic postmortem was concluded on Thursday, August...
August 30, 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
ARRESTED - Police Seeking A Suspect Following Theft at LCBO

ARRESTED - Police Seeking A Suspect Following Theft at LCBO

(Update) Friday, August 18, 2017 On Friday, July 14, 2017, a male was captured on video surveillance stealing a bottle of vodka from the LCBO, located 534 Bayfield Street, in the City of...
August 16, 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
ARRESTED - Kristy CLIFT - Credit Card Fraud

ARRESTED - Kristy CLIFT - Credit Card Fraud

(Update) Monday, September 18, 2017 Barrie Police Service received a call from an anonymous tipster who was able to provide the current location of the wanted female at noon on Sunday,...
August 11, 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 - Fraud Suspects Identified and Charged

ARRESTED - Fraud Suspects Identified and Charged

(Update) Saturday, August 12, 2017 Following a fraudulent transaction at Loblaw's on Sunday, August 6, 2017, police have arrested and charged two suspects. Carl PICHE, 44-years-old...
August 9, 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
ARRESTED - Christopher DEJARDINE

ARRESTED - Christopher DEJARDINE

(Update) Wednesday, September 13, 2017 On Thursday, August 31, 2017, Police arrested and charged 30-year-old Christopher DEJARDINE, who had been wanted for a theft that occurred on...
August 2, 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
ARRESTED: Suspect Stole Dog Food and Canned Goods

ARRESTED: Suspect Stole Dog Food and Canned Goods

On Tuesday, August 8th, 2017 Barrie Police officers located the wanted male. A 43-year-old Barrie man was charged with one count of Theft Under $5000 and was released on a Promise to Appear with a...
July 31, 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
ARRESTED - Regina LAMAY (34 yrs.)

ARRESTED - Regina LAMAY (34 yrs.)

(Update) Wednesday, November 29, 2017 On Wednesday, November 4, 2017, 34-year-old Regina LaMay had been investigated by OPP following an incident on Highway 401. The investigation led to OPP...
July 27, 2017
Police & the Community
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Investigators Seeking Identity of Robbery Suspects

Barrie Police are seeking the public’s assistance to identify four males following a robbery that took place on Tuesday, July 11, 2017, just before 1:00 a.m., at the City Marina, located at 55...
July 26, 2017
Police & the Community
Barrie Police Service Telephone Lines Now Available

Barrie Police Service Telephone Lines Now Available

(Update) - Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - 4:52 p.m. Telephone systems at Barrie Police Service are back up and running. Thank you for your cooperation and patience. Barrie Police Service...
July 25, 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
ARRESTED -Suspect Sought for  Possession  of Stolen Credit Card

ARRESTED -Suspect Sought for Possession of Stolen Credit Card

(Update) Monday, July 31, 2017 The Barrie Police have arrested and charged a 32-year-old Barrie man following the theft of a credit card on Friday, July 19, 2017. The 32-year-old man has been...
July 24, 2017
Police & the Community
Located-Kenneth Menagh (67 yrs.)

Located-Kenneth Menagh (67 yrs.)

(Update) Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 10:45 p.m.  Police located Kenneth Menagh just before 10:00 p.m. tonight in the area of Minet's Point Road, in the City of Barrie. The Barrie...
July 20, 2017