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Possession of Child Po...
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Male Arrested After Th...
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Thu., Sep. 28, 2017 - 12:01 am
Theft of Donation Box
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Police & Community News

Police & the Community
Civilian Hiring Opportunity

Civilian Hiring Opportunity

The Barrie Police Services Board is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Information Technology Manager. Reporting to the Deputy Chief of Police, the IT Manager ensures the effective and...
May 3, 2017
Police & the Community
Theft of Coffee Makers

Theft of Coffee Makers

On Monday, May 1st and Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017 two females entered Sears located at 521 Bayfield Street, in the City of Barrie.  On both occasions the females selected multiple coffee makers with...
May 3, 2017
Police & the Community
Police Week - Working Together for Safer Communities

Police Week - Working Together for Safer Communities

Police Week is an excellent opportunity to meet members of the Barrie Police Service and have an inside look at policing! Police Week provides opportunities for police and the community to join...
May 1, 2017
Police & the Community
ARREST: Stolen Plates and Theft of Gas

ARREST: Stolen Plates and Theft of Gas

Barrie Police received multiple tips from the public which led them to identifying the male responsible for the theft of fuel from a local Petro Canada in April.  The 26-year-old Wasaga Beach...
April 28, 2017
Police & the Community
LOCATED: 37-year-old Female: Jennifer Sutherland

LOCATED: 37-year-old Female: Jennifer Sutherland

Barrie Police Service has concluded their investigation into missing 37-year-old Jennifer Sutherland.  Detectives have determined the female is in the GTA and evading contact with police....
April 26, 2017
Police & the Community
String of Thefts from Vehicles Leads to Frauds

String of Thefts from Vehicles Leads to Frauds

Barrie Police Service is currently investigating an increased amount of thefts from unlocked vehicles in the Barrie area.  With the increase of thefts we have also had various occurrences where...
April 26, 2017
Police & the Community
4th Annual Barrie Police Home Safe 5KM Run/Walk

4th Annual Barrie Police Home Safe 5KM Run/Walk

On Thursday, May 18, 2017, the Barrie Police Service will be hosting the 4th Annual Home Safe 5KM Run/Walk to benefit the Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County and Autism Ontario - Simcoe County. The...
April 26, 2017
Police & the Community
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Suspect Wanted in Robbery at Mac's

Barrie Police Service Criminal Investigations Division is investigating a robbery that took place overnight after a male demanded money and cigarettes from a local convenience store. On Monday,...
April 24, 2017
Police & the Community
The Barrie Police Service Annual Awards Ceremony

The Barrie Police Service Annual Awards Ceremony

The Barrie Police Service (BPS) will recognize the bravery, exceptional achievements and the efforts of numerous citizens and members of the Barrie Police Service on Thursday, April 27, 2017, at 7:00...
April 21, 2017
Police & the Community
Police Looking to Identify After Theft by Three Males

Police Looking to Identify After Theft by Three Males

Barrie Police are asking for the public's assistance in identifying two out of three suspects involved in a theft from a local grocery store after receiving video surveillance.  On Sunday...
April 21, 2017
Police & the Community
Joint Forces Operation Leads to Five Men Charged with Child Pornography Offences

Joint Forces Operation Leads to Five Men Charged with Child Pornography Offences

(Orillia, ON) -Members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Child Sexual Exploitation Unit, the OPP Technological Crime Unit, the Barrie Police Service (Internet Child Exploitation) and the South...
April 19, 2017
Police & the Community
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Project E.R.A.S.E. Launches 10th Year

E.R.A.S.E (Eliminate Racing Activity On Streets Everywhere) is an awareness and enforcement campaign operated jointly by police services across Ontario in partnership with the government of...
April 18, 2017
Police & the Community
Firearm, Cocaine and Heroin Seized After Traffic Stop

Firearm, Cocaine and Heroin Seized After Traffic Stop

On Sunday, April 16th, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. Barrie Police officers conducted a stop of a motor vehicle on Anne Street, in the City of Barrie, as a result of an ongoing...
April 18, 2017
Police & the Community
Investigation by CRU Takes Drugs Off the Streets

Investigation by CRU Takes Drugs Off the Streets

Barrie Police Community Response Unit (CRU) began a preliminary investigation at the beginning of this year after receiving information into possible drug trafficking at a local motel. On Tuesday...
April 13, 2017
Police & the Community
ARRESTED - Break and Enter Suspect Has Late Night Cravings

ARRESTED - Break and Enter Suspect Has Late Night Cravings

(Update) - Wednesday, May 17, 2017 On Monday, May 8, 2017, Investigators identified and charged the suspect who had been wanted following thirteen (13) commercial break and enters in the City of...
April 13, 2017
Police & the Community
ARRESTED - Police Seeking Pizza Lover Following a Break and Enter

ARRESTED - Police Seeking Pizza Lover Following a Break and Enter

(Update) - Wednesday, May 17, 2017 On Monday, May 8, 2017, Investigators identified and charged the suspect who had been wanted following thirteen (13) commercial break and enters in the City of...
April 11, 2017
Police & the Community
Mid-Day Home Invasion and Shooting on Gunn Street

Mid-Day Home Invasion and Shooting on Gunn Street

UPDATE: Tuesday, April 11th, 2017 Barrie Police Service will continue door-to-door canvasing of Gunn Street and surrounding area in efforts to speak to potential witnesses and obtain any video...
April 10, 2017
Police & the Community
ARRESTED: Two Charged for Two Robberies at Mac's

ARRESTED: Two Charged for Two Robberies at Mac's

On Sunday, May 7th, 2017 at 1:45am Police attended the Mac's Convenience store located at 201 Hurst Drive, in the City of Barrie, after receiving a panic alarm. The Barrie Police K9...
April 6, 2017
Police & the Community
Heritage Baptist Church Honors All Local EMS

Heritage Baptist Church Honors All Local EMS

Heritage Baptist Church hosted a service to honor all local EMS. Several members of their congregation were recognized for their commitment to the community.  Chief Kimberley Greenwood and...
April 4, 2017
Police & the Community
Barrie Police Honored to Congratulate Canadian Medalists

Barrie Police Honored to Congratulate Canadian Medalists

Deputy Chief Carlson and members of the Barrie Police Service had the opportunity to congratulate Special Olympics Ontario athletes Michael Wimbs and David Whyne. Together Michael and David...
April 3, 2017
Police & the Community
Police Seeking Unlawfully Sold Vehicle

Police Seeking Unlawfully Sold Vehicle

The Barrie Police are requesting the public’s assistance in locating a vehicle that had been removed from an address on Porritt Street, in the City of Barrie. The owner of the vehicle had...
April 3, 2017
Police & the Community
Credit Card Fraudster Left Evidence Behind

Credit Card Fraudster Left Evidence Behind

Police are investigating an attempt fraud that occurred on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at Bed, Bath and Beyond in Park Place, Barrie. The suspect attended Bed, Bath and Beyond on Wednesday, March 22...
April 3, 2017
Police & the Community
Theft of Razor Blades

Theft of Razor Blades

Barrie Police officers are currently investigating a theft of over $500.00 of razor blades from a local drug store after a blatant theft Wednesday. On Wednesday, March 29th, 2017 at 12:35pm...
March 31, 2017
Police & the Community
Arrest Made in Jewelry Theft from A Local Downtown Boutique

Arrest Made in Jewelry Theft from A Local Downtown Boutique

(Update) Tuesday, April 4, 2017 Police have arrested and charged a 62-year-old Barrie woman with Theft Under $5,000. The woman turned herself into Police Monday afternoon. On Thursday...
March 31, 2017
Police & the Community
Barrie Police Services Board Announces Ken Weatherill as Next Deputy Chief

Barrie Police Services Board Announces Ken Weatherill as Next Deputy Chief

The Barrie Police Services Board and Chief Kimberley Greenwood are pleased to announce that Ken Weatherill will be the next Deputy Chief for the Barrie Police Service. Mr Weatherill will be joining...
March 27, 2017
Police & the Community
Three Stolen Credit Cards and Multiple Fraudulent Purchases

Three Stolen Credit Cards and Multiple Fraudulent Purchases

Barrie Police have received surveillance video after multiple fraudulent transactions occurred when a local junk removal company had three company credit cards stolen. Between Friday, March 10th...
March 27, 2017
Police & the Community
Car Trailer Thieves Located and Arrested in Sudbury

Car Trailer Thieves Located and Arrested in Sudbury

(Update) Thursday, March 30, 2017 Barrie Police have arrested and charged two men in connection to a break and enter and theft of a car trailer from Georgian Chevrolet, which occurred on...
March 23, 2017
Police & the Community
Police Seeking Cleaning Enthusiast Suspect

Police Seeking Cleaning Enthusiast Suspect

Police are seeking the public’s assistance to identify an individual wanted for a theft from Home Outfitters located at 436 Bryne Drive, in the City of Barrie. On Tuesday, March 21, 2017,...
March 23, 2017
Police & the Community
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Theft of Construction Equipment

Barrie Police have collected various video surveillance at surrounding businesses after two incidents of large front end loader attachments being stolen off job sites in the south end of the...
March 22, 2017
Police & the Community
Male Arrested and Charged for Sexual Assault

Male Arrested and Charged for Sexual Assault

(Update) Friday, April 7, 2017 Investigators have identified an individual following an incident that took place on Sunday, February, 19, 2017. On Friday, April, 7, 2017, a 26-year-...
March 17, 2017