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Charges Laid with Stolen Vehicle Used in Robbery at Ultramar

Charges Laid with Stolen Vehicle Used in Robbery at Ultramar
November 20th, 2017 - Police & the Community

UPDATE: Wednesday, December 6th, 2017 @ 2:10pm

On Thursday, November 30th, 2017 officers arrested and charged a 37-year-old Barrie male with Theft of Motor Vehicle, Robbery with a Weapon, Disguise with Intent, Possession of Weapon for Dangerous Purpose and Drive while Disqualified.

On Monday, December 4th, 2017 officers arrested and charged a 28-year-old Barrie female with Theft of Motor Vehicle and Robbery with a Weapon. 


Barrie Police Service have identified the suspects responsible for theft of motor vehicle from Southshore Center as well as the robbery that occurred at the Ultramar Gas Station between Thursday, November 16th and Sunday, November 19th, 2017.  The investigation is ongoing and charges for the male and female are expected to be updated early next week. 


On Sunday, November 19th, 2017 at 12:15am Barrie Police Service received a call from the employee working at Ultramar Gas Station located at 375 Mapleview Drive East, in the City of Barrie, after a robbery had occurred.  

The employee advised a male entered the store dressed in a black winter toque and a grey tube style scarf covering his face. He approached the clerk holding a knife and demanded money and cigarettes. The male collected a small amount of cash and various packages of cigarettes before fleeing eastbound on Mapleview Drive East in a grey 4-door Chevrolet Avalanche that was waiting in the parking lot.  The employee was not physically harmed in the incident.

Description:

  • Male, white
  • Approximately 30-years-old
  • 6'0" tall
  • 175lbs, thin build
  • Wearing a black leather jacket with grey shoulder and hood, black toque, light blue jeans, white shoes, and a grey tube style scarf over his face

On Thursday, November 16th, 2017 at 12:45pm a similar 4-door Chevrolet Avalanche was stolen from  Southshore Center located at 205 Lakeshore Drive, in the City of Barrie. The two suspects in the incident, a male and female, removed the vehicle's keys from the pocket of the owners jacket that was hanging in the coat room.  The licence plate on the vehicle is AA47 958 and it is believed to be connected to other incidents in the area since the theft.

Police are continuing their investigation at this time and wish for anyone who may have information to please contact Barrie Police Service- Criminal Investigative Division at 705-725-7025 ext. 2129. Any information can be provided anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or leave an anonymous tip online at www.tipsubmit.com

The Barrie Police Service reminds business owners of the importance of maintaining and updating video surveillance equipment. Quality images helps to identify suspects, and can aid in arrests and have a tremendous impact during court proceedings.

Occurrence #: BA17057532 & BA17057104

Prepared by: Constable N. Rodgers #6180