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Duo CHARGED in Team Theft

Duo CHARGED in Team Theft
January 22nd, 2018 - Police & the Community

UPDATE: Monday, March 12th, 2018 @ 8:30 am

Barrie Police Service have identified and located both males responsible for the theft from Canadian Tire dating back to Saturday, January 13th, 2018. 

A 27-year-old Tottenham man was arrested on Friday, February 23rd, 2018 and was charged with Theft Under $5000 and three (3) counts of Fail to Comply with Probation Order.  He was held for a bail hearing however has since been released from custody with a first appearance date in late March. 

The second male, a 34-year-old New Tecumseth male, was arrested on Saturday, March 10th, 2018 and charged with Theft Under $5000. He was released from the Barrie Police Service with a court date in April to answer to his charges.

Occurrence #: BA18002392

Prepared by: Constable N. Rodgers #6180

Barrie Police Service was called after staff at Canadian Tire conducting regular inventory noticed some big ticket items missing from the floor and were able to review video surveillance to pinpoint the culprits.

On the Saturday, January 13th, 2018 the two suspects attended the Canadian Tire located at 320 Bayfield Street, in the City of Barrie.  The males were captured on video selecting a variety of high ticket items including vacuums and a television tallying over $2500.00.  After placing them in a cart, one male purchased a few smaller items while the other male stood by with the cart full of larger items. Once the first male had a bag and receipt he passed this on to the awaiting male and exited the store to pull up the escape vehicle.  The second male then exited the store with the cart full of stolen products and loaded them into the awaiting truck. They were last scene exiting the parking lot to Coulter Street in a Black Ford F-150 with an unknown licence plate. 

Description Suspect #1:

  • Male, white
  • 35 to 40 years-old
  • 6'0" - 6'2"
  • 200lbs-230lbs
  • Shaved hair with full beard and mustache
  • Wearing a black bomber jacket with hoody, grey shirt with unknown red & green lettering, blue jeans, tan Timberland boots

Description Suspect #2:

  • Male, white
  • 35 to 40-years-old
  • 5'8" - 5'10"
  • 180lbs-200lbs
  • Goatee and short dark hair.
  • Wearing a black zippered coat, black shirt with horizontal white strips, silver necklace, grey baseball cap and blue jeans  

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 #: BA18002392

Prepared by: Constable N. Rodgers #6180


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Suspect #1