Police & the Community


Police Looking to ID Tapping Fraudster

Police Looking to ID Tapping Fraudster
January 24th, 2018 - Police & the Community

Barrie Police Service is asking for the public's assistance in locating a male who was captured on video purchasing a pack of cigarettes and some lottery tickets with a debit card stolen from a vehicle moments before.

On Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018 shortly after midnight an unknown suspect entered a vehicle parked in a driveway of a residence on Pepler Place, in the City of Barrie, and stole a wallet containing cash, identification and a debit card.  Just before 1:00 am a male was then captured on video at the Circle K store located at 353 Anne Street North using the debit card tap function twice.


  • Male, white
  • Medium build
  • Approximately 5'11"-6'0" tall
  • Clean shaven
  • Wearing a black toque, black winter jacket, brown hoodie, blue jeans and beige winter 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 #: BA18003784

Prepared by: Constable N. Rodgers #6180