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Police & Community News

Police & the Community
Structure Fire Now Deemed Arson

Structure Fire Now Deemed Arson

The Barrie Police Investigative Services is seeking the public’s assistance following a structure fire on Essa Road, in the City of Barrie. On Saturday, March 17, 2018, Barrie Police and...
March 18, 2018
Police & the Community
Tooth Brush Shoplifter Fled in Oldsmobile

Tooth Brush Shoplifter Fled in Oldsmobile

Barrie Police Service is currently looking to identify a male wanted stealing $200.00 worth of toothbrushes at a local drug store. On Wednesday, March 14th, 2018 at 11:30 am a male entered the...
March 16, 2018
Police & the Community
Medication Return and Naloxone Clinic

Medication Return and Naloxone Clinic

UPDATE: Thursday, March 29th, 2018 On Friday, March 23rd, 2018 the Barrie Police Service, partnering with Georgian College and Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit participated in a medication...
March 15, 2018
Police & the Community
Gas Theft Caught on Video

Gas Theft Caught on Video

The Barrie Police are seeking the public’s assistance to identify a suspect following a theft of gas that occurred just after 6:00 p.m. on Friday, March 9, 2018.  The theft had been...
March 14, 2018
Police & the Community
 Police Urge Ontarians to “Know Your Source”

Police Urge Ontarians to “Know Your Source”

The Barrie Police Service is supporting the Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police’s (OACP) 2018 Crime Prevention campaign (#CrimePreventionONT). The goal of this year’s campaign...
March 14, 2018
Police & the Community
Arrested: Two Suspects for Robbery

Arrested: Two Suspects for Robbery

UPDATE: Monday, April 2nd, 2018 On Saturday, March 31st, 2018 the wanted male was located by Peel Regional Police and arrested on the strength of the warrant.  He was returned to the...
March 14, 2018
Police & the Community
New Funding to Keep Barrie Safe: Province Helping Barrie Police Service Combat Crime

New Funding to Keep Barrie Safe: Province Helping Barrie Police Service Combat Crime

Ontario is providing new funding for police services across the province to support programs tailored to the unique needs of each local community. This grant program uses forfeited money generated...
March 9, 2018
Police & the Community
Historical Sports Memorabilia Scrap Book Located by Police

Historical Sports Memorabilia Scrap Book Located by Police

The Barrie Police Service is seeking the owner of a scrap book containing historical hockey memorabilia from the 1970's. The downtown Community Response Unit (CRU) located the scrap...
March 8, 2018
Police & the Community
Formal Statement Issued by the Family of Mandy Thompson

Formal Statement Issued by the Family of Mandy Thompson

The family has requested privacy at this time, although have provided a formal statement in regards to the announcement issued by police on Tuesday, March 6, 2018. “Our family would...
March 7, 2018
Police & the Community
Human Remains Discovered - Remains Positively Identified

Human Remains Discovered - Remains Positively Identified

(ORO-MEDONTE TOWNSHIP, ON) – On Tuesday February 27, 2018, shortly before 8:00 a.m.,  officers from the Barrie Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP)...
March 6, 2018
Police & the Community
Suspects Caught on Video with Stolen Credit Card

Suspects Caught on Video with Stolen Credit Card

On Sunday, February 25, 2018, a credit card had been stolen from a vehicle on Bayview Drive, in the City of Barrie. Video surveillance at Circle K, located at 62 Essa Road and 100 Little Avenue,...
March 6, 2018
Police & the Community
Pedestrian Struck and Police are Seeking Witnesses

Pedestrian Struck and Police are Seeking Witnesses

Investigators with Barrie Police Traffic Services, is looking for witnesses following a fail to remain involving a pedestrian, on Friday, March 2, 2018. The collision took place just after 12:30 a...
March 2, 2018
Police & the Community
Female Arrested in Distraction Theft

Female Arrested in Distraction Theft

UPDATE: Monday, March 5th, 2018 Barrie Police Service has identified and arrested the female suspect wanted in relation to the theft of lottery tickets and cigarettes from Wednesday, February 21st...
March 2, 2018
Police & the Community
March is Fraud Prevention Month

March is Fraud Prevention Month

March is Fraud Prevention Month. The Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre (CAFC) and the Barrie Police Service encourages you to know more about the different scams fraudsters use to steal money and/or...
March 1, 2018
Police & the Community
Gas Thief Disguises Plate in Multiple Thefts

Gas Thief Disguises Plate in Multiple Thefts

Barrie Police Service is asking for the public's assistance after the same suspect and vehicle have been used in multiple gas thefts in the past couple of months. On Sunday, February 11th,...
March 1, 2018
Police & the Community
Suspects Store of Choice - Circle K

Suspects Store of Choice - Circle K

The Barrie Police are seeking the public’s assistance to identify a suspect following two thefts at Circle K, located at 100 Little Avenue, in the City of Barrie. The suspect was caught...
March 1, 2018
Police & the Community
Toaster Enthusiast Sought in Shoplifting Incident

Toaster Enthusiast Sought in Shoplifting Incident

Barrie Police Service is investigating a shoplifting incident where a male who walked out of a north Barrie retail store did not pay for his cart full of items. On Thursday, February 22nd, 2018 at...
February 28, 2018
Police & the Community
Counterfeit Canadian Currency

Counterfeit Canadian Currency

The Barrie Police are seeking the public’s assistance to identify a suspect who may be in possession and passing Canadian counterfeit currency.   Video surveillance captured the suspect...
February 28, 2018
Police & the Community
Vehicle Theft Caught on Video Surveillance

Vehicle Theft Caught on Video Surveillance

The Barrie Police are seeking the public’s assistance to identify a suspect following the theft of a Chevrolet Avalanche from an address on Big Bay Point Road, located in the City of Barrie....
February 28, 2018
Police & the Community
Barrie Police Celebrate Pink Shirt Day

Barrie Police Celebrate Pink Shirt Day

The Barrie Police Service proudly supports Pink Shirt Day and continues to raise awareness for anti-bullying. In today’s digital world, it can be impossible to escape online...
February 28, 2018
Police & the Community
Barrie Police Services Board Extends Chief Greenwood’s Contract

Barrie Police Services Board Extends Chief Greenwood’s Contract

On Thursday, February 15, 2018, the Barrie Police Services Board approved the extension of Barrie Police Chief Kimberley Greenwood until March 2021. Chief Greenwood was first appointed chief in...
February 16, 2018
Police & the Community
Update - Charges Laid Following Gunpoint Robbery

Update - Charges Laid Following Gunpoint Robbery

(Update) Tuesday, February 20, 2018 On Thursday, February 15, 2018, just before 12:00 p.m., a man was accosted and robbed of his vehicle at gun point outside his home on Kozlov Street, in the City...
February 15, 2018
Police & the Community
Several LIDS Lifted by Suspect

Several LIDS Lifted by Suspect

The Barrie Police are seeking public assistance in identifying two suspects following a theft at Georgian Mall, located at 509 Bayfield Street, in the City of Barrie.   On Thursday, February...
February 15, 2018
Police & the Community
Don't Be Fooled By Love - Recognize Romance Scams

Don't Be Fooled By Love - Recognize Romance Scams

A Romance Scam involves any individual with false romantic intentions toward a victim in order to gain their trust and affection for the purpose of obtaining the victim’s money or access to...
February 14, 2018
Police & the Community
Arrested: Theft Suspect for Identification

Arrested: Theft Suspect for Identification

On Thursday, March 1st, 2018 police located the male responsible for the theft of meat and seafood from Zehrs from February 9th, 2018.  The 48-year-old Barrie male has been charged with Theft...
February 12, 2018
Police & the Community
Speedy Change Room Thief Takes Off with New Outfit

Speedy Change Room Thief Takes Off with New Outfit

The Barrie Police Service is looking to identify a male who pulled a change room quick change and left without paying for his new outfit. On Sunday, January 28th, 2018 at 12:00 pm the lone male...
February 8, 2018
Police & the Community
Group of Four Strike Various Stores in the Mall

Group of Four Strike Various Stores in the Mall

Barrie Police Service is investigating a string of thefts from various stores in the Georgian Mall between January 25th and February 1st where a team appear to execute a well laid out plan when...
February 7, 2018
Police & the Community
Male Identified After Selling Stolen Meat in Parking Lot

Male Identified After Selling Stolen Meat in Parking Lot

UPDATE: Tuesday, February 6th, 2018 @ 2:10 pm Barrie Police Service has identified the male suspect in relation to the theft of meat from the Real Canadian Superstore three (3) times in January....
February 6, 2018
Police & the Community
Un-plated Infiniti Involved in Gas Theft

Un-plated Infiniti Involved in Gas Theft

Barrie Police Service is investigating a theft of gas from a local gas station after a vehicle with no front or back licence plate filled up and left without paying. On Friday, February...
February 5, 2018
Police & the Community
Investigation Launched into a Couple of Quick Hand Thieves

Investigation Launched into a Couple of Quick Hand Thieves

On Tuesday, January 30th, 2018 just after 2:00 pm an unknown male and female attended three (3) stores, Le Chateau, RW & Co and Sport Chek, located in the Georgian Mall at 509 Bayfield...
January 31, 2018