Police & the Community


It's 100% a Price Tag Switch Will Land a Criminal Charge

It's 100% a Price Tag Switch Will Land a Criminal Charge
April 9th, 2018 - Police & the Community

The Barrie Police are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect following a fraud at Zehrs.

On Saturday, March 31, 2018, police attended Zehrs located at 11 Bryne Drive, in the City of Barrie, following a report of fraud.  Just after 7:00 p.m. two women had been observed shopping together throughout the store, although one woman had been captured on video surveillance switching price tags.

The woman had been removing "50% off" stickers from clearance items and placing them onto full priced grocery items within her shopping cart. The woman later purchased the items at a reduced fraudulent rate and left the store. 

The woman is described as;

  • Female, white
  • Blond hair - Short
  • Wearing a black top and black pants

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Baker of the Barrie Police Service at 705-725-7025, ext. 2713, mbaker@barriepolice.ca or to remain anonymous call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or leave an anonymous tip at www.tipsubmit.com

Prepared by: Constable S. Bamford #7419
Occurrence # BA18015055







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