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WANTED - Arthur FREJ and John NANIBUSH

WANTED - Arthur FREJ and John NANIBUSH
September 14th, 2017 - Police & the Community

Police have issued an arrest warrant for two suspects in relation to a theft that occurred on Tuesday, September 12, 2017, at Loblaws, located at 472 Bayfield Street, in the City of Barrie.

Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating 38-year-old, Arthur FREJ and 28-year-old John NANIBUSH, both residence of Barrie.

The suspects are described as;

Arthur FREJ:

  • Male, white 
  • 5’9”, 194 lbs.
  • Medium build
  • Brown hair and green eyes

John NANIBUSH:

  • Male, white (28 yrs.)
  • 5’8”, 154lbs.
  • Thin build
  • Brown hair and brown eyes

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of these two suspects is asked to Constable Groh of the Barrie Police Service at 705-725-7025, ext.2533, kgroh@barriepolice.ca ,or contact Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-TIPS, or online at www.tipsubmit.com

Prepared by: Constable S. Bamford #7419
Occurrence: BA17045490


Police Looking to Identify Theft Suspects

The Barrie Police are seeking the public’s assistance to identify two suspects following a theft at Loblaws, located at 472 Bayfield Street, in the City of Barrie.

On Tuesday, September 12, 2017, two suspects were captured on video surveillance selecting four (4) packages of baby formula and concealing them into a tote bag they had taken from a nearby shelf. When attempting to leave the store they were approached by loss prevention, although fled the area on foot.

The investigation is ongoing.

The suspects are described as;

Suspect # 1

  • Male, white (25 to 29 yrs.)
  • Medium build, 5’10”
  • Wearing a blue Toronto Blue Jays baseball hat, grey jacket and tan colored pants.

Suspect # 2

  • Male, white (25 to 29 yrs.)
  • Medium build 5’9”
  • Wearing a black baseball hat, black shirt, jacket, jeans and black shoes and carrying a red bag.

Anyone with information is asked to Constable Groh of the Barrie Police Service at 705-725-7025, ext.2533, kgroh@barriepolice.ca , or contact Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-TIPS, or online at www.tipsubmit.com

Prepared by: Constable S. Bamford #7419
Occurrence: BA17045490

 

 

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Over $1000 of Food and Merchandise Stolen from Zehrs

Over $1000 of Food and Merchandise Stolen from Zehrs
October 16th, 2017 - Police & the Community

Thank you to the public for the assistance. The female has been identified. The investigation is continuing at this time.


On Tuesday, October 10th, 2017 at approximately 9:25pm Loss Prevention Officers at Zehrs located at 620 Yonge Street, in the City of Barrie, observed a female leave the store making no attempt to pay for the items in her cart. 

The female entered and selected canned goods, miscellaneous food items, personal care items, multiple pieces of Joe Fresh jewelry and several pieces of Joe Fresh clothing, placing them in her cart before exiting the store without making payment.  The LPO caught up with the female outside the store attempting to place her under arrest however she was able to load the items into a white pick-up truck, fleeing before she could be apprehended.  The items stolen totaled over $1000.00 in food and goods from the store.

Description:

  • Female, white
  • Approximately 5’6”, medium build
  • Long brown hair
  • Wearing a red dress and brown jacket

Police are continuing their investigation at this time and wish for anyone who may have information to please contact PC E Savoie of the Barrie Police Service at 705-725-7025 ext. 2555 or email at esavoie@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 #: BA17050737

Prepared by: Constable N. Rodgers #6180

LOCATED: 16-year-old Alexandria ADLAF

LOCATED: 16-year-old Alexandria ADLAF
October 12th, 2017 - Police & the Community

The missing female has been located safe.  Thank you for the patience and assistance from the community while police located and spoke to this female.


Barrie Police Service is currently asking the public's assistance in locating missing 16-year-old female, Alexandria ADLAF.  The female was last seen leaving her residence in the area of Huronia Road and Big Bay Point Road, in the City of Barrie, on Tuesday, October 10th, 2017 after a disagreement with family members. The female has not been in contact with family and not attended school since leaving the residence.  Police are concerned for the female's well being as she has a previously diagnosed medical condition which requires regular medication she does not have with her.

Police are asking anyone who may have information on the whereabouts of the missing female to please contact the Barrie Police Service at 705-725-7025. 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 #: BA17050994

Prepared by: Constable N. Rodgers #6180

Police Look to Identify Driver After FTR

Police Look to Identify Driver After FTR
October 11th, 2017 - Police & the Community

Barrie Police Service is looking for the public's assistance at identifying a male suspect and locating a vehicle responsible for a Fail to Remain collision.

On Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017 at approximately 11:30am on Shadowood Road, in the City of Barrie, multiple people witnessed a collision between the suspect vehicle and a parked car.  After colliding with the unoccupied parked car in the apartment complex, the male exited his vehicle to assess the damage to both cars.  He immediately left the area making no attempt to determine the owner of the damaged vehicle.

Suspect Description:

  • Male, white
  • Approximately 6', thin build
  • Brown, brush cut hair
  • Wearing a green shirt and jeans

Suspect Vehicle:

  • White Chrysler 200
  • Red & yellow items hanging from rear view mirror

Police are continuing their investigation at this time and wish for anyone who may have information to please contact PC R Smith of the Barrie Police Service at 705-725-7025 ext. 2718 or email at rsmith@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 #: BA17049419

Prepared by: Constable N. Rodgers #6180

Arrested - Police Seeking Theft Suspect

Arrested - Police Seeking Theft Suspect
October 10th, 2017 - Police & the Community

(Update) Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Police have arrested and charged a 33-year-old Barrie man following a theft at Joe's No frills on September 24, 2017.

The 33-year-old Barrie man has been charged with Theft Under $5,000 and will appear in a Barrie Court of Justice in October.

Prepared by: Constable S. Bamford #7419
Occurrence: BA17047808


The Barrie Police are seeking the public’s assistance to identify a suspect following a theft at Joe’s No Frills, located at 165 Wellington Street, West, in the City of Barrie.

On Sunday, September 24, 2017, a man and woman had been captured on video surveillance selecting several grocery items. The male concealed the items into a backpack, which he then placed on the shoulders of a child that had accompanied them. Upon leaving the store the suspect was stopped by Loss Prevention, and the items were returned, although the suspect quickly fled on foot. The woman along with the child had been observed leaving the area in a black Chevrolet car.

The suspect is described as;

  • Male (35 to 40 yrs.)
  • Heavy build
  • Tattoo (tear drop) below right eye
  • Wearing a white baseball hat and a dark blue “Under Armour” hoodie.

Anyone with information is asked to Constable B. Osborne of the Barrie Police Service at 705-725-7025, ext.2783, bosborne@barriepolice.ca  , or contact Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-TIPS, or online at www.tipsubmit.com

Prepared by: Constable S. Bamford #7419
Occurrence: BA17047808

Saving Lives During Operation Impact

Saving Lives During Operation Impact
October 6th, 2017 - Police & the Community

Barrie Police Service participated in Operation Impact from Friday, October 6th to Monday, October 9th, 2017.  Through enforcement and education, the roadways in the City of Barrie are that little bit safer. 

During Operation Impact officers laid the following charges:

  • 2 x Impaired Driving/Blood Alcohol Over 80mg
  • 1 x Roadside Sobriety Fail (72 hour suspension)
  • 1 x Distracted Driving- Cell Phone
  • 2 x Seatbelt infractions
  • 1 x Stunt Driving
  • 23 x Speeding
  • 33 x Other Highway Traffic Act Infractions

This initiative was designed to remind people that an essential part of the enforcement job is to save lives and reduce injuries on our roadways. Educating the public in safe driving practices is a priority. The focus was on behaviours that put drivers, passengers and other road users most at risk: impaired driving, seat belt use, and all aspects related to aggressive and distracted driving. 


Friday, October 6th to Monday, October 9th, 2017 will mark Operation Impact, a national campaign to make Canada's roads the safest in the world.

This special weekend is a police initiative designed to remind people that an essential part of the enforcement job is to save lives and reduce injuries on our roadways. Educating the public in safe driving practices is a priority. The focus will be on behaviours that put drivers, passengers and other road users most at risk: impaired driving, seat belt use, and all aspects related to aggressive and distracted driving. All enforcement agencies across the country have been invited to participate.

The deaths, pain and broken hearts that result from carelessness behind the wheel can be prevented.  Police agencies across the country are collaborating on this project because they have seen more than enough of that, and because they know that the involvement of the driving public is essential to achieve safer streets and highways. This initiative has been strategically chosen, as it is a significant long weekend. More people are traveling and traffic crashes are more frequent.

Here in Barrie, there have been a number of serious injuries & deaths related to vehicle collisions. These are just numbers but they represent moms, dads, sisters, brothers, loved ones, co-workers, neighbours. It is unacceptable to Barrie Police Service.

Operation Impact is sponsored by the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police (CACP) and member agencies of the CACP Traffic Committee from across Canada in support of Canada’s Road Safety Strategy 2025, which has a goal of making Canada's roads the safest in the world.

"Dedicated to improving public safety on our roadways."

MEDIA INVITE: Official Launch of "Report a Bully" Button

MEDIA INVITE: Official Launch of "Report a Bully" Button
October 3rd, 2017 - Police & the Community

This Friday, October 6th is our official launch of our confidential bullying reporting system. Our goal is to add a tool and provide another avenue for our youth to report cases of bullying. This is an exciting endeavour with the hopes that it will empower our youth to come forward without the fear of retaliation.

Please join us at our Official Launch

  • WHERE: Eastview Secondary School
  • WHEN: Friday, October 6th, 2017 1:30pm
  • WHO: Speakers will include Superintendent of Simcoe County District School Board, Senior Management Representative of the Barrie Police Service, representative of the Eastview Secondary School Leadership class and Vice Principal of Eastview Secondary School.

Also in attendance will be the Grade 11-12 Leadership Class of Eastview Secondary School and a roster of Grade 9 students dressed in PINK and carrying Anti-Bullying Posters.

What is the “Report a Bully” button?

In an ongoing effort to promote safety and security for our youth within our community, the Barrie Police Service has implemented an confidential bully reporting system with the collaboration of both the Simcoe County District School Board and the Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board, empowering our youth to take a stand against bullying.

The “Report a Bully” button on our external website will be live Friday, October 6th, 2017. Victims, witnesses, or third party complainants of bullying can click on this button and follow the prompts to create a report. Reports submitted will come to the Barrie Police Community Services Unit for review and further action.

We look forward to you joining our launch on Friday and encourage you to spread the word on this amazing initiate and wear PINK!

For more information leading up to the launch, please contact the Barrie Police Service Corporate Communications Unit at 705-725-7025 ext. 2926.

ARRESTED: William WINSTANLEY for Two Robberies at Petro Canada

ARRESTED: William WINSTANLEY for Two Robberies at Petro Canada
October 2nd, 2017 - Police & the Community

Barrie Police Service received multiple tips from citizens in Barrie who had identified the accused and knew his location.  On Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017 at 5:45pm Police attended the parking lot of Kozlov Mall, located at 400 Bayfield Street in the City of Barrie, after receiving a tip the male was there.  Upon police approach, the male fled on foot running directly to the parking lot of Petro Canada where the two robberies occurred.  The male was stopped in his tracks by an off duty police officer and arrested by attending officers.  He was taken to the Barrie Police Service to await a bail hearing Wednesday morning.


Barrie Police Service is looking to locate a wanted male after two robberies over the weekend at the same location.

On Saturday, September 30th, 2017 at 2:50am police were called to the Petro Canada located at 360 Bayfield Street, in the City of Barrie, in regards to a robbery.  The wanted male entered the store and selected a few chocolate bars and four packages of cigarettes before asking the employee for a pair of scissors.  While still in possession of the scissors, the male demanded money from the employee.  A small quantity of cash was obtained and the male left the store without the chocolate bars or cigarettes.  He was last seen travelling southbound on Bayfield Street. The employee was not physically injured in the incident.

On Sunday, October 1st, 2017 at 8:35pm the same male entered the Petro Canada located at 360 Bayfield Street demanding money from the employee.  A small amount of money was handed over and the male immediately fled, last seen travelling southbound on Bayfield Street. The employee was not physically injured in the incident.

Officers identified the male through surveillance video as 31-year-old William WINSTANLEY of Barrie and on Monday, October 2nd, 2017 a warrant was sworn to for the following charges:

  • Robbery x 2
  • Fail to Comply with Probation x 2
  • Fail to Comply with Recognizance
  • Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose

Description:

  • Male, white
  • 5'6", 115lbs, thin build
  • Multiple tattoos including a string of flowers around his neck, rosary around his neck and down chest & red puzzle piece under right ear

Detectives are continuing their investigation at this time and wish for anyone who may have information to please contact the Barrie Police Criminal Investigative Division at 705-725-7025 ext. 2129.  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 #: BA17048222 & BA17049111

Prepared by: Constable N. Rodgers #6180

Male Charged After Investigation into Historical Sexual Assaults Involving a Young Person

Male Charged After Investigation into Historical Sexual Assaults Involving a Young Person
October 2nd, 2017 - Police & the Community

The Barrie Police Crimes Against Persons Unit, in conjunction with the Ontario Provincial Police, began an investigation after receiving a report of historical sexual assaults involving a young person.  The investigation, to date, has revealed two victims who were youths at the time of the incidents.

On Friday, September 29th, 2017 the accused, 64-year-old Steven Thomas VINCER of Barrie, was charged with Gross Indecency and Sexual Assault.  It is believed the incidents occurred during the time the accused was employed as a teacher at Our Lady of Grace Catholic School in Angus between 1975 and 2017. 

Police are appealing to public as it is believed there may be additional victims and possible witnesses to these or other not-yet reported incidents.

Detectives are continuing their investigation at this time and wish for anyone who may have information to please contact DC J Storey of the Barrie Police Service at 705-725-7025 ext. 2942 or email at jstorey@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 #: RM17001776

Prepared by: Constable N. Rodgers #6180

LOCATED - Alexzander RUSSELL (16 yrs.)

LOCATED - Alexzander RUSSELL (16 yrs.)
September 30th, 2017 - Police & the Community

The missing male has been located in good health. Thank you to the public for their assistance.


The Barrie Police is seeking the public's assistance in locating a missing 16-year-old male from the City of Barrie.

Alexzander RUSSELL was last seen Thursday, September 28, 2017 in the area of Highcroft Road Gate, just after 9:30 p.m. Family and Police are concerned for Alexzander's well-being. He requires daily medication for a medical condition.

Alexzander is described as;

  • Male, white
  • Thin build
  • Wearing a grey and black toque, black sweater and black khaki ripped pant

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Barrie Police Service at 705-725-7025 ext. 2106 or 2107. Information may also be left anonymously by contacting Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or online at www.tipsubmit.com

Prepared by: Constable S. Bamford #7419
Occurrence: BA17048775

 

 

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