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Police & Community News

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
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
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
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
Police & the Community
Play video for Three Break Into Portables at Algonquin Ridge and Cause Damage
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Three Break Into Portables at Algonquin Ridge and Cause Damage

Barrie Police Service is looking for the public's assistance in identifying and locating three (3) suspects after multiple portables were entered and trashed at a south end school. On Sunday,...
January 30, 2018
Police & the Community
Suspect Sought for Several Gas Thefts

Suspect Sought for Several Gas Thefts

  The Barrie Police is seeking public assistance in identifying a suspect responsible for several gas thefts throughout the City of Barrie. The suspect was caught on video surveillance...
January 30, 2018
Police & the Community
PlayStation Enthusiast Targets Shoppers Drug Mart

PlayStation Enthusiast Targets Shoppers Drug Mart

The Barrie Police are seeking public assistance in identifying a suspect following a theft at Shoppers Drug Mart. On Sunday, January 21, 2018, at approximately 9:30 a.m., the suspect had been...
January 29, 2018
Police & the Community
Identity of Suspect Sought Following Armed Robbery

Identity of Suspect Sought Following Armed Robbery

Investigators with the Barrie Police Service are seeking public assistance in identifying a suspect following a convenience store robbery. On Sunday, January 28, 2018, just before 3:00 a.m., a...
January 29, 2018
Police & the Community
Police Looking to ID Tapping Fraudster

Police Looking to ID Tapping Fraudster

Barrie Police Service is asking for the public's assistance in locating a male who was captured on video purchasing a pack of cigarettes and some lottery tickets with a debit card stolen from a...
January 24, 2018
Police & the Community
Vehicle Located, Driver Still Outstanding Fail to Remain

Vehicle Located, Driver Still Outstanding Fail to Remain

UPDATE: Tuesday, January 16th, 2017 On Monday, January 15th, 2018 at 12:50 pm police were called to the parking lot at 73 Carol Road, in the City of Barrie, for a report of an abandoned vehicle...
January 15, 2018
Police & the Community
Police Seeking Three Women Following a Distraction Theft

Police Seeking Three Women Following a Distraction Theft

The Barrie Police are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying three women following a distraction theft at Joe's No Frills. On Tuesday, January 9, 2018, just before 1:00 p.m.,...
January 11, 2018
Police & the Community
Theft from Factory Direct

Theft from Factory Direct

The Barrie Police have recently received video surveillance and are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying two suspects following a theft at Factory Direct. On Monday, December 11,...
January 8, 2018
Police & the Community
Theft from Shoppers Drug Mart

Theft from Shoppers Drug Mart

On Saturday, December 30, 2017, just before 11:30 a.m. a suspect entered Shoppers Drug Mart located at 165 Wellington Street, in the City of Barrie. He had been observed concealing multiple items...
January 3, 2018
Police & the Community
2018 Barrie Polar Plunge Raises Over $15,000

2018 Barrie Polar Plunge Raises Over $15,000

(Update) Thursday, February 22, 2018 On Saturday, February 10, 2018, members of the Barrie Police Service and numerous Barrie residents took the icy plunge for the Annual Polar...
December 29, 2017
Police & the Community
Second Incident of Stolen Credit Cards Linked to Same Suspect

Second Incident of Stolen Credit Cards Linked to Same Suspect

The Barrie Police is seeking the public’s assistance to identify a suspect who may be in possession of stolen debit and credit cards. The same suspect is believed to be responsible for a recent...
December 29, 2017
Police & the Community
Box of Sixteen Cartons of Cigarettes Stolen

Box of Sixteen Cartons of Cigarettes Stolen

On Tuesday, December 19th, 2017 at 6:13 pm a male entered the Circle K located at 149 Dunlop Street East, in the City of Barrie walking directly to the rear of the store.  The suspect...
December 28, 2017
Police & the Community
Suspect in Possession of Stolen Credit Card

Suspect in Possession of Stolen Credit Card

The Barrie Police are seeking the public’s assistance to identify a suspect believed to be in possession of a stolen credit card. On Sunday, December 17, 2017, a vehicle had been entered...
December 22, 2017
Police & the Community
RECOVERED: Fully Decaled C.O.P.E. Van Stolen

RECOVERED: Fully Decaled C.O.P.E. Van Stolen

Barrie Police Service received information from Waterloo Regional Police Service (WRPS) that the stolen vehicle was located in the City of Kitchener.  On Friday, December 22nd, 2018 at...
December 22, 2017
Police & the Community
Fraud Alert - Fool’s Gold

Fraud Alert - Fool’s Gold

The Barrie Police Service is warning the public of offers online that are definitely not worth their weight in gold. Investigators have received complaints of counterfeit gold bars being sold...
December 22, 2017
Police & the Community
Suspects Sought Following Cabela's Theft

Suspects Sought Following Cabela's Theft

The Barrie Police are seeking the public’s assistance to identify two (2) suspects following a theft at Cabela’s, located at 50 Concert Way, in the City of Barrie. On Saturday,...
December 19, 2017