Police & the Community


Second Case of Candy Tampering Reported to Police

Second Case of Candy Tampering Reported to Police
November 4th, 2017 - Police & the Community

The Barrie Police Service is investigating a second report of tampered Halloween candy. This incident occurred in the north-east end of Barrie.

A 13-year-old youth had located a foreign metal object inside an individually wrapped candy (Tootsie Roll). The candy had not been ingested and police were called immediately upon discovery.

The male youth had been trick-or treating in the areas of; Arthur Avenue, Jones Drive, Radenhust Drive, Buchanan Drive, Johnston Street, Hickling Trail and Kinzie Lane, Tuesday night. 

The investigation is ongoing and police urge parents to vigilantly examine their children’s candy prior to consumption. 

Anyone with information on this incident or anyone who locates further contaminated candy is asked to contact Sergeant Berriault of the Barrie Police Service Criminal Investigation Services at 705-725-7025, ext.2518 or, dberriault@barriepolice.ca , or contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS, or leave an anonymous tip online at www.tipsubmit.com

Prepared by: Constable S. Bamford #7419                                                    
Occurrence # BA17054957