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Police Looking to ID Two Males in Theft of Trail Cameras

Police Looking to ID Two Males in Theft of Trail Cameras
November 22nd, 2017 - Police & the Community

On Thursday, November 2nd, 2017 at 2:20pm two suspects entered Cabela's Sporting Goods located at 50 Concert Way, in the City of Barrie.  They were observed on surveillance walking directly to the hunting section of the store.

The suspects selected a shopping basket and a shirt from within the store. They then proceeded to select two Ridgetec Summit 12mp trail cameras and one Skypoint trail camera concealing the products under the shirt in the basket. They both then proceeded into a portable ice fishing tent on display and fully erect. The suspects attempted to remove the security alarm from the packaging of all items but only succeeded on the two Ridgetec camera. They were not successful in removing the security alarm from the Skypoint camera and left it inside the tent.

The suspects then exited the store, not purchasing any items and walked to a silver SUV, possibly a Ford Explorer or GMC Acadia with an unknown plate, and drove southbound out of camera range.

Suspect #1:

  • Male, Middle-East Asian
  • Approximately 30-years-old 
  • 5'10"-6'1" 
  • 170lbs-200lbs, medium build 
  • Straight black medium-length hair
  • Wearing blue coat, red scarf, grey pants, grey running shoes with white sole

Suspect #2:

  • Male, Middle-East Asian
  • Approximately 40-years-old
  • 5'10"-6'1"
  • 170-200 lbs, medium build
  • Wearing grey vest with blue hoody, blue jeans, black baseball cap with unknown logo on front, grey/black running shoes with white laces

Property Stolen: 

  • 2 x Ridgetec SUMMIT 12MP Trail Cameras - Value $1300.00

Police are continuing their investigation at this time and wish for anyone who may have information to please contact PC B Carleton of the Barrie Police Service at 705-725-7025 ext. 2549 or email at bcarleton@barriepolice.ca. Any information can be provided anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or leave an anonymous tip online at www.tipsubmit.com

Occurrence #: BA17056291

Prepared by: Constable N. Rodgers #6180

See additional photos below including photo of suspect vehicle.


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Suspect #1Profile of 2 suspectsSuspect Vehicle