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Arrested - Theft of Donation Change Box

Arrested - Theft of Donation Change Box
November 23rd, 2017 - Police & the Community

(Update) Saturday, November 25, 2017

On Tuesday, November 14, 2017, a suspect had been captured on video surveillance stealing a coin donation box from Mac's Convenience, located at 610 Huronia Road, in the City of Barrie. 

On Friday, November 24, 2017, just before midnight, the suspect attempted to steal another coin donation box from a downtown establishment, although was quickly caught by police. 

The 37-year-old Barrie male has been charged with; two counts of Theft and Mischief Under $5,000 and two counts of Fail to Comply with Probation. He will appear via video remand in bail court Saturday morning. 

Prepared by: Constable S. Bamford #7419
Occurrence # BA17056669


The Barrie Police are requesting the public’s assistance to identify a suspect following a theft from Mac’s Convenience, located at 610 Huronia Road, in the City of Barrie.

On Tuesday, November 14, 2017, a suspect had been captured on video surveillance lurking throughout the store, just before 8:00 a.m. Upon the last customer leaving the store the suspect approached the front counter, and quickly ripped a coin donation box from a secured by a cable and fled the store. The suspect was last seen running westbound through the parking lot.

The investigation is ongoing.

The suspect is described as;

  • Male, white (30 - 35 yrs.)
  • Thin build
  • Short dark hair, dark goatee
  • Wearing a grey shirt, black jacket, blue jeans and black shoes.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable D. Watson of the Barrie Police Service at 705-725-7025, ext. 2755, dwatson@barriepolice.ca or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or leave an anonymous tip at www.tipsubmit.com

Prepared by: Constable S. Bamford #7419
Occurrence # BA17056669