Police & the Community


Suspect Steals Wallet from Thornton and Uses it in Barrie

Suspect Steals Wallet from Thornton and Uses it in Barrie
August 30th, 2018 - Police & the Community

Barrie Police are looking to identify a male who was captured on video surveillance using a stolen credit card after nine (9) transactions were attempted on financial cards from a stolen wallet. 

On Wednesday, August 22nd, 2018 a vehicle was entered in the area of Barrie Street, in the town of Thornton and subsequently reported to the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP).  Various items were stolen including the owners wallet with financial cards inside.  The owner received a phone call from his financial institution over some suspicious activity.  He soon learned two (2) of his cards were used at nine (9) businesses throughout Barrie, exceeding $240.00 in fraudulent purchases.

Suspect Description:

  • Male, white
  • 35 to 40-years-old
  • Brown hair in a short buzz cut
  • Upper arm tattoos

Police are continuing their investigation at this time and wish for anyone who may have information to please contact Constable M Carlson at 705-725-7025 ext. 2691 or mcarlson@barriepolice.ca . Any information can be provided anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or leave an anonymous tip online at P3 Tips.

Occurrence #: BA18042182

Prepared by: Constable N. Rodgers #6180