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News Release: June 11, 2018

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News Release

Prepared by: Corporate Communications
Posted: June 11, 2018
Occurrence Type: Male Arrested After K9 Thor Tracks Fleeing Burgler
Occurrence #: BA18028365
Date: Monday, June 11, 2018 - 2:10am

On Monday, June 11th, 2018 at 2:10 am police were called to an address on Puget Street, in the City of Barrie, after residents awoke to the sound of glass breaking.  Within three (3) minutes the police were on scene where they spotted a single male suspect fleeing through a main floor window and running up the street, ducking into a thick bush area and out of sight. Immediately PSD Thor was called in to track the suspect. Officers and Thor tracked the male through back yards in the east end of Barrie until the suspect was located hiding on the roof of a shed at a residence on Johnson Street at approximately 3:25 am.  Officers on scene of the Break and Enter located a backpack which contained over 70 grams of Marijuana belonging to the suspect. 

A 17-year-old Barrie male has been charged with:

  • Break and Enter
  • Trespassing at Night x 4
  • Theft Under $5000
  • Possession of Stolen Property
  • Possession of a Controlled Substance- Marijuana
  • Fail to Comply with Recognizance
  • Fail to Comply with Undertaking
  • Fail to Comply with Probation 

He was held at the Barrie Police Service overnight to attend Barrie court Monday morning to answer to his list of charges.

Prepared by: Constable N. Rodgers #6180

Occurrence #: BA18028365