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ARRESTED and CHARGED: Blue Jays Enthusiast Tried to Get Away with Stolen Beer

ARRESTED and CHARGED: Blue Jays Enthusiast Tried to Get Away with Stolen Beer
September 4th, 2018 - Police & the Community

UPDATE: Wednesday, September 12th, 2018

Barrie Police have identified and charged a 32-year-old Orillia man with Theft Under $5000 and Fail to Comply with Probation Order after the investigating officer received many tips into his identity.  On Tuesday, September 11th, 2018 the male was located in downtown Barrie by officers and placed under arrest. He was released with a future court date in October to answer to his charges.

Occurrence #: BA18043738

Prepared by: Constable N. Rodgers #6180


Barrie Police Service is looking to identify a male after a theft of beer from a local grocery store entering into the long weekend. 

On Friday, August 31st, 2018 at approximately 4:40 pm a lone male entered Zehrs locateed at 11 Bryne Drive, in the City of Barrie.  He immediately took his cart to aisle #5 and loaded a six (6) pack of Budweiser Beer tall cans, six (6) tall cans of Molson Canadian, six (6) tall cans of Heineken and six (6) tall cans of Coors light totaling over $50.00 of beer in his cart. He immediately made his way to the self checkout where he did not stop to pay.  He was approached by a Loss Prevention Officer outside the store, however he fled before he could be apprehended. 

Description:

  • Male, white
  • 6' tall & average build
  • Short brown hair
  • Blue Jay Tattoo left forearm
  • Wearing Blue Jays Baseball cap, plaid short sleeved button shirt, jeans, and blue sneakers

Police are continuing their investigation at this time and wish for anyone who may have information to please contact Constable G Peters at 705-725-7025 ext. 2761 or gpeters@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 #: BA18043738

Prepared by: Constable N. Rodgers #6180