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Police & Community News

Police & the Community
2017 Big Brother Big Sisters Bowl for Kids Sake

2017 Big Brother Big Sisters Bowl for Kids Sake

On Wednesday, March 22nd Barrie Police officers will be participating in the Big Brothers Big Sisters Bowl for Kids Sake at Bowlerama Barrie. Funds raised through community events such...
March 17, 2017
Police & the Community
UPDATE: One Arrested and One Outstanding in LCBO Theft

UPDATE: One Arrested and One Outstanding in LCBO Theft

On Friday, March 17th, 2017, a mere 12 hours after the release was posted to media, the second male was identified and arrested.  A 48-year-old Barrie man was charged with Theft Under $5000...
March 17, 2017
Police & the Community
Police Arrest An Outstanding Male Following an Assault

Police Arrest An Outstanding Male Following an Assault

(Update) Wednesday, March 29, 2017 Police have located the third party who had been involved in an assault on a 17-year-old male outside McDonald's Restaurant on Sunday, February 19...
March 17, 2017
Major Crime Investigations
One Year Ago - Police Looking For More Information on Miller Homicide

One Year Ago - Police Looking For More Information on Miller Homicide

(OPP-SPRINGWATER TOWNSHIP, ON) - On Wednesday March 16, 2016, shortly after ‎12:00PM, officers from the Huronia West Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of...
March 16, 2017
Police & the Community
Third Man Remanded into Custody Following Kozlov Street Homicide

Third Man Remanded into Custody Following Kozlov Street Homicide

(Update) Thursday, April 6, 2017 On Wednesday, April 5, 2107, just after 12:00 p.m. a 26-year-old male from Barrie was arrested in the City of Barrie. David GLOVER of Barrie has been charged with...
March 14, 2017
Police & the Community
CRUSH the CRA SCAM

CRUSH the CRA SCAM

(Milton, Ontario – March 13, 2017) – Members of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) Greater Toronto Area (GTA) Financial Crime Unit (FCU) would like to remind the public...
March 13, 2017
Police & the Community
Arrest Made Following Weekend Stabbing

Arrest Made Following Weekend Stabbing

(Update) Tuesday, March 14, 2017 On Tuesday, March 14, 2017,  just after 4:00 a.m. police arrested 24-year-old Holly Goswell-Payne and 28-year-old John Nanibush. The pair were located by...
March 13, 2017
Police & the Community
Medal of Bravery Awarded by the Governor General

Medal of Bravery Awarded by the Governor General

On September 12, 2015, Special Constable Joshua Ford and Constable Blake Pyatt, of the Barrie Police Service, rescued a man who was trapped in his car following an accident on Georgian Drive, in...
March 11, 2017
Police & the Community
UPDATE: Unregistered Weapons Seized and Charges Laid

UPDATE: Unregistered Weapons Seized and Charges Laid

UPDATE: Wednesday, March 8th, 2017 @ 3:30pm Barrie Police Street Crime Unit has completed processing the property seized during the execution of a warrant from a Yonge Street address on...
March 7, 2017
Police & the Community
March is Fraud Prevention Month

March is Fraud Prevention Month

The Barrie Police Service would like everyone to know more about the various scams Fraudsters use to steal your money and sometimes even your identity. During the month of March, social media...
March 1, 2017
Police & the Community
Arrest Made Following Theft of Advil from Mac's

Arrest Made Following Theft of Advil from Mac's

(Update) Friday, March 10, 2017 The Barrie Police have arrested a 32-year-old Barrie man following a theft of Advil from a Mac's Convenience Store on Sunday, February 19, 2017. Police...
March 1, 2017
Police & the Community
ARRESTED: Police Seeking Woman Following A Brazen Afternoon Theft

ARRESTED: Police Seeking Woman Following A Brazen Afternoon Theft

On Sunday, March 12th, 2017 Barrie Police, with the help of a retired loss prevention officer, identified the female responsible for the theft of groceries.  She was placed under arrest in...
February 27, 2017
Police & the Community
#NOGOODWAY Campaign

#NOGOODWAY Campaign

Special Olympic athletes and Canadians with an intellectual disability have voiced how harmful the use of the R-word (retard) is to them. We are proud to support the #NOGOODWAY Campaign with...
February 27, 2017
Police & the Community
ARRESTED - Woman Turns Herself Into Police Following Theft

ARRESTED - Woman Turns Herself Into Police Following Theft

(Update) Monday, September 18, 2017 A 47-year-old woman from Toronto turned herself into police on Friday, September 15, 2107. The woman had been captured on video surveillance stealing...
February 24, 2017
Police & the Community
Drug Trafficking Operation Terminated by Barrie Police Street Crime Unit

Drug Trafficking Operation Terminated by Barrie Police Street Crime Unit

(Update) – Thursday, February 23, 2017 Following the execution of two Criminal Code Search Warrants and the arrest of six people, Investigators of the Barrie Police Street Crime Unit have...
February 23, 2017
Police & the Community
Police Reveal List of Crimes That Keep Police Officers Up at Night (and Days, too)

Police Reveal List of Crimes That Keep Police Officers Up at Night (and Days, too)

(Barrie) The Barrie Police Service is  supporting  the  Ontario  Association  of  Chiefs  of Police's  (OACP)  2017  Crime  Prevention...
February 21, 2017
Police & the Community
Pink Shirt Day 2017

Pink Shirt Day 2017

The Barrie Police Service proudly supports Pink Shirt Day and continues to raise awareness for anti-bullying.  Why a Pink Shirt? The idea comes from an incredible group of...
February 21, 2017
Police & the Community
Barrie Police Receive Government Grant to Support Police Response to Sexual Violence and Harassment

Barrie Police Receive Government Grant to Support Police Response to Sexual Violence and Harassment

The Province of Ontario has advocated $1.8 million toward 15 pilot projects aimed at improving police response to sexual violence and harassment. The Barrie Police Service has received $139,363...
February 16, 2017
Police & the Community
ARRESTED: Police Seeking Suspect in Possession of Stolen Bank Card

ARRESTED: Police Seeking Suspect in Possession of Stolen Bank Card

(Update) Tuesday, February, 28, 2017 The Barrie Police Service received multiple tips on the identity of a male wanted in relation to a theft that occurred at Georgian College, which resulted...
February 15, 2017
Police & the Community
Strange Discovery at Local Recycling Business

Strange Discovery at Local Recycling Business

Barrie Police Investigative Services have spent the last month looking into a strange recovery of property from a local recycling company.   On Friday, January 13th, 2017 an old television...
February 15, 2017
Police & the Community
Second Arrest Made Following The Defrauding of Local Businesses

Second Arrest Made Following The Defrauding of Local Businesses

(Update - Arrest) - Tuesday, June 13, 2017 The Barrie Police Fraud Unit has arrested a 26-year-old Innisfil man following a lengthy investigation which entailed the defrauding...
February 15, 2017
Police & the Community
Crisis Intervention Training Continues to be an Asset for Barrie Police

Crisis Intervention Training Continues to be an Asset for Barrie Police

The Barrie Police Service will be hosting their Annual Barrie Crisis Intervention Training (C.I.T), the week of Monday February 13 through to Friday February 17, 2017. The Barrie Crisis...
February 13, 2017
Police & the Community
Arrested - TELUS who this Suspect is?

Arrested - TELUS who this Suspect is?

(Update) Thursday, March 2, 2017 A 42-year-old Barrie man has been arrested and charged with four counts of Theft Under $5,000, following a slue of thefts from TELUS Mobility, located in Georgian...
February 13, 2017
Police & the Community
Pair Steal Trailer Then Construction Equiptment

Pair Steal Trailer Then Construction Equiptment

Barrie Police Service is currently investigating two incidents where suspects attended a Barrie small business and construction equipment compound stealing multiple pieces of equipment and a trailer...
February 10, 2017
Police & the Community
Customer Confuses Employee to Commit Fraud

Customer Confuses Employee to Commit Fraud

Barrie Police is currently investigating a fraud where a male entered a local McDonald's and created a scene as a form of distraction to obtain change for a bill he never handed over. On...
February 9, 2017
Police & the Community
Update: Cause of Death Determined  in First Degree Murder Case

Update: Cause of Death Determined in First Degree Murder Case

UPDATE: Tuesday, February 14th, 2017 The Barrie Police Homicide Unit continues to investigate the double homicide on William Street, in the City of Barrie. The Forensic Identification Unit...
February 8, 2017
Police & the Community
Today is Safer Internet Day!

Today is Safer Internet Day!

Today people around the world join forces to teach children and youth about using online technology in a safe and responsible way. This year, the Canadian Centre for Child Protection Canadian Centre...
February 7, 2017
Police & the Community
Play video for Six Months Following the Disappearance of Mandy Thompson Investigators Continue to Seek Further Leads
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Six Months Following the Disappearance of Mandy Thompson Investigators Continue to Seek Further Leads

(Update) Friday, August 3, 2017 On Friday, February 3, 2017, just after 7:30 a.m., 72-year-old Mandy Thompson went missing from her residence on Laidlaw Drive, in the City of Barrie. An extensive...
February 3, 2017
Police & the Community
Suspect Wanted Following a Nighttime Theft

Suspect Wanted Following a Nighttime Theft

The Barrie Police Service is seeking the public’s assistance to identify a suspect responsible for a theft that occurred January 1, 2017, just after 2:00 a.m., at No Frills located at 319 Blake...
February 2, 2017
Police & the Community
Male Caught Stealing Hands Over Item But Bolts

Male Caught Stealing Hands Over Item But Bolts

On Wednesday, February 1st, 2017 at 4:00pm an unknown male was observed concealing an item in the cosmetic department of Zehrs located at 620 Yonge Street, in the City of Barrie. Upon leaving the...
February 2, 2017