Police & the Community


Case Closed in Clockwork Gas Theft

Case Closed in Clockwork Gas Theft
January 18th, 2018 - Police & the Community

UPDATE: Monday, January 22nd, 2018

On Monday, January 22nd, 2018 a 29-year-old Barrie male was arrested and charged with the two thefts after police received information in regards to the identification of the suspect. Barrie Police would like to thank the public in for their assistance in identifying the male. 

Barrie Police Service is currently investigating two recent occurrences of theft of gas by the same vehicle and are asking for the public's assistance in identifying the suspect.

On Tuesday, January 9th and Tuesday, January 16th, 2018, a black Jeep Cherokee attended the Petro Canada located at 175 Cundles Road East, in the City of Barrie. In both occurrences the vehicle entered and exits the station from the Ferris Lane entrance at 4:20 pm, pumping gas without making an attempt to pay. It is believed the vehicle may be a rental from the GTA, however the investigation is still ongoing.

Description of Vehicle:

  • 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee
  • Black
  • Licence Plate: CABD 453

Suspect Description:

  • Male, white
  • 20 to 25-years-old
  • 160-170lbs
  • Short hair & clean shaven
  • Wearing a dark bomber type coat, dark jeans (½ blue ½ black), a baseball hat & tan Timberland boots

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 #: BA18001386/BA18002750

Prepared by: Constable N. Rodgers #6180