Swift and Practiced Thief Caught on Camera

Swift and Practiced Thief Caught on Camera
April 3rd, 2018 - Police & the Community

Barrie Police Service is currently investing a theft from Sport Chek where a female suspect removed security tags before concealing items and fleeing from the mall.

On Thursday, March 29th, 2018 at 1:30 pm a single female suspect was observed acting suspicious by staff at Sport Chek located in the Georgian Mall at 509 Bayfield Street, in the City of Barrie. The female was followed out of the store with no further indication by the store security system that she had stolen items in her possession.  When the area the female had been lurking was checked, security tags that had been removed from clothing were found.  Review of video surveillance showed the female remove the tags in what appeared to be a swift and practiced maneuver.  It is believed the suspect removed over $300 of merchandise from the store in the short period of time she was there.

Description:

  • Female, black
  • 25 to 35-years old
  • 5'5"-5'7" and medium build
  • Wearing black Puma shirt, black Nike pants with white piping down the side, a black leather coat and carrying a large H&M shopping bag

Police are continuing their investigation at this time and wish for anyone who may have information to please contact PC S Fehrman of the Barrie Police Service at 705-725-7025 ext. 2631 or email at sfehrman@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 #: BA18014681

Prepared by: Constable N. Rodgers #6180

FEDERAL INMATE WANTED

FEDERAL INMATE WANTED
March 29th, 2018 - Police & the Community

(TORONTO, ON) – The Repeat Offender Parole Enforcement (R.O.P.E.) Squad is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a federal offender wanted on a Canada Wide Warrant as a result of his breach of parole.

Shimon Abrahams is described as;

  • Male, black (37 yrs.)
  • 5'11", 166 lbs.
  • Black hair, brown eyes
  • Neck tattoo with the name “Avony”.  He also has tattooed on his left forearm of Praying Hands and scripture writings on his right forearm.

He is serving a two (2) year and four (4) month sentence for Possession Of  A Firearm With Amunition and Dangerous Operation of a Motor Vehicle .

The offender is known to frequent the city of Toronto, Barrie and the Kitchener / Waterloo area.

Anyone having contact with this offender or information in regards to their whereabouts is asked to contact the Provincial R.O.P.E. Squad at 416-808-5900 or toll free at 1-866-870-7673 (ROPE) or Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or call 9-1-1.

 

 

 

Barrie Police Service Citizens Police Academy

Barrie Police Service Citizens Police Academy
March 29th, 2018 - Police & the Community

** Spring Citizens Police Academy Starting May 2nd **

Registration is now CLOSED

The Barrie Police Service is pleased to announce the launch of our first ever Citizen Police Academy!

Have you ever wondered where police dogs hang out when they are off duty?  What is involved in catching a killer?  Or what your citizen’s powers of arrest would be if you witnessed a crime? 

Come join us to learn the answer to these and many other common questions.  Speakers from various police units will share information in their area of expertise, including the Training, Forensic Identification, Marine, and Traffic, Fraud, K9, Homicide and Tactical units.

The Barrie Police Service will be running this eight (8) session “Citizen Police Academy” on Wednesday evenings (6:30 to 9:00 p.m.) from May 2nd, 2018 to June 20th, 2018.  The Academy will conclude with an official graduation on Wednesday June 27th, 2018.

Applicants must be 18 years of age or older, have no criminal record, and be of good moral character.  The class will be limited to 15 participants, with preference being given to applicants living in the City of Barrie. Due to the sensitive nature of the material to be presented, police checks will be completed on all applicants.

Space is limited. Interested applicants should email their contact information, along with a brief explanation of why they are interested in participating in the program to PC Julie Reynolds #6058 at citizenpoliceacademy@barriepolice.ca no later than April 10th, 2018.

 

 

Female & Male Arrested: Distraction Theft at LCBO

Female & Male Arrested: Distraction Theft at LCBO
March 28th, 2018 - Police & the Community

UPDATE: Wednesday, April 4th, 2018

Barrie Police Service has located the female wanted for Theft Over $5000. The 38-year-old Barrie female will attend a Barrie court to answer to her charges in the coming month.

Thank you to the public for spreading the word through social media for quick identification and then swift arrests for both accused parties.

Occurrence #: BA18014187
Prepared by: Constable N. Rodgers #6180


UPDATE: Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018

Barrie Police Service has identified the two suspects in connection with the distraction theft at the LCBO at 587 Cundles Road East, in the City of Barrie. Clear and detailed video surveillance was released on Wednesday, March 28th, 2018 in regards to the theft of multiple liquor bottles stolen the Monday prior. Within 24-hours the pair were identified. 

On Thursday, March 29th, 2018 the 46-year-old Alliston male was arrested for Theft Under $5000 by Nottawasaga OPP and returned to Barrie Police Service. The 38-year-old Barrie female is currently outstanding and a warrant will be issued for her arrest for Theft Under $5000. 

Anyone with information on the females whereabouts is asked to contact 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 #: BA18014187

Prepared by: Constable N. Rodgers #6180


Barrie Police Service are requesting the public's assistance in a distraction theft where a male and female worked as a team to steal multiple bottles of liquor.

On Monday, March 26th, 2018 police were called to the LCBO located at 587 Cundles Road East, in the City of Barrie, in regards to a theft that had just occurred.  Review of video surveillance showed a female suspect distract employees while a male suspect filled a bag with liquor bottles.  The duo left the store separately but were seen fleeing together in a black Mazda hatchback.

Description Suspect #1:

  • Female, white
  • 40 to 50-years-old
  • Blonde, shoulder length hair

Description Suspect #2:

  • Male, white
  • 40 to 50-years-old
  • Shaved head, balding 
  • Wearing black, green & white Arctic Cat racing jacket and bright orange construction pants

Anyone with information on person's involved in the theft are asked to contact the Barrie Police Service at 705-725-7025.  The investigating officer, PC Franke, can be reached by phone at extension 2546 or by email at kfranke@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 #: BA18014187

Prepared by: Constable N. Rodgers #6180

Arrested - Cabela's Theft

Arrested - Cabela's Theft
March 28th, 2018 - Police & the Community

(Update) Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Police have arrested and charged two suspects following a theft at Cabela's on Wednesday, March 21, 2018. It is believed the suspects had stolen over $800.00 in clothing.

An 18-year-old female from Wasaga Beach has been charged with; Theft Under $5,000 and will appear in a Barrie Court of Justice on Wednesday, May 2, 2018. 

A 25-year-old from Stayner has been charged with; Theft Under $5,000 and will appear in a Barrie Court of Justice on Wednesday, May 2, 2018. 

Numerous tips were received which assisted in identifying the suspects. Thank you to the various media outlets and social media followers for your assistance. 

Prepared by: Constable S. Bamford #7419
Occurrence # BA18014131


The Barrie Police is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying two suspects following a theft.

On Wednesday, March 21, 2018, police were called to Cabela’s located at 50 Concert Way, in the City of Barrie for a report of a theft. Just after 7:30 p.m. a male and female had been observed collectively concealing men’s and woman’s clothing into a bag they came into the store with. Following a brief conversation the male exited the store and minutes later the female followed.

It is believed the suspects had stolen over $800.00 in clothing. They were last seen leaving the area in silver Jeep Liberty.

The investigation is ongoing.

The suspects are described;

Suspect # 1

  • Female, white (20 yrs. to 25 yrs.)
  • Heavy build, 5’5”, 165 lbs.
  • Long brown hair
  • Wearing a blue plaid shirt over a white shirt, blue jeans and brown boots.

Suspect # 2

  • Male, white (20 yrs. to 25 yrs.)
  • Medium build, 5’9”, 200 lbs.
  • Shirt blond hair
  • Wearing a black jacket and tanned pants.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Constable Minke at 705-725-7025, ext. 2777, jminke@barriepolice.ca  or to remain anonymous call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or leave a tip online at www.tipsubmit.com

Prepared by: Constable S. Bamford #7419
Occurrence # BA18014131

 

Thieves Never Win

Thieves Never Win
March 28th, 2018 - Police & the Community

The Barrie Police is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect following a theft.

On Friday, March 16, 2018, police were called to Winners located at 411 Bayfield Street, in the City of Barrie, for a report of a theft. A female had been observed taking several pieces of men’s clothing and brazenly walking out of the store without making any attempt to pay for the items.

The female had been observed leaving the area in a silver Dodge Charger, licence plate “CDRJ 792”

The investigation is ongoing.

The suspect is described as:

  • Female, white (35 yrs. to 40 yrs.)
  • Heavy build, shoulder length brown hair
  • Wearing a dark hoodie, black pants and light colored boots

The Barrie Police Service reminds business owners of the importance of maintaining and updating video surveillance equipment. Quality images helps to identify suspects, and can aid in arrests and have a tremendous impact during court proceedings.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Constable Minke at 705-725-7025, ext. 2777, jminke@barriepolice.ca or to remain anonymous call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or leave a tip online at www.tipsubmit.com

Prepared by: Constable S. Bamford #7419
Occurrence # BA18013171

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Smooth Criminals Steal Wallet and Charge Over $7500

Smooth Criminals Steal Wallet and Charge Over $7500
March 27th, 2018 - Police & the Community

Barrie Police Service is looking for the public's assistance in identifying a male and female involved in a theft and fraud that occurred at a grocery store in Barrie.

On Saturday, March 10th, 2018 at 1:00 pm the victim was shopping at Sobey's located at 37 Mapleview Drive, in the City of Barrie.  It wasn't until the next morning the victim noticed his wallet missing from his jacket pocket and looking further into banking records revealed four (4) of his cards had been used over and over again.  Police reviewed video surveillance from the cash where the victim last had his wallet and observed a male and female directly behind him in line.  The male plainly looked over the victims shoulder, noting his pin number into his phone.  Immediately after the female moved behind the victim in the small, contained area and concealed her hand behind an oversize purse. Simultaneously the male picked up a large item to shield the view of the cashier.  It appears at this time the female reached into the victims coat pocket and swiped the wallet.

Between 2:00 pm Saturday when the wallet was stolen, until 12:00 pm Sunday when the cards were reported stolen, the suspects withdrew or made purchases of over $7500.00 over four (4) different credit and debit cards. 

Description of Suspect #1: 

  • Male, white
  • 35 to 45-years-old
  • Dark well manicured and trimmed beard
  • Wearing a black puffy jacket, brown scarf, black toque with white logo and dark pants 

Description of Suspect #2: 

  • Female, white
  • 30 to 40-years-old
  • Black jacket with fur trim on the hood, hat with fur trimmed ear flaps, two tone brown purse, and a large brown purse with a decorative pattern

Police are continuing their investigation at this time and wish for anyone who may have information to please contact PC S McGill of the Barrie Police Service at 705-725-7025 ext. 2527 or email at smcgill@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

*See below for additional photos*

Occurrence #: BA18011915

Prepared by: Constable N. Rodgers #6180

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Suspect Sought by Police

Suspect Sought by Police
March 27th, 2018 - Police & the Community

The Barrie Police Service is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect following a theft, which quickly led to a robbery after an employee had been assaulted.

On Thursday, February 22, 2018, police were called to Pharma Plus located at 567 Essa Road, in the City of Barrie, for a report of a robbery. A male had entered the store just before 8:00 p.m. and forced open a locked perfume cabinet and placed several items into a plastic bag. The male attempted to exit the store through the main entrance, and when confronted by an employee he quickly pushed her and fled the area, heading towards Emms Drive.

The victim did not sustain any physically injuries and the investigation is ongoing.

Suspect is described as;

  • Male, white (35 yrs. to 40 yrs.)
  • Medium build, 5’8”
  • Wearing a grey a coat, stripe shirt and beige pants

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Constable Hennessy at 705-725-7025, ext. 2717, dhennessy@barriepolice.ca , or 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 # BA18008855

 

 

 

Stingy Robbery Suspect Arrested

Stingy Robbery Suspect Arrested
March 27th, 2018 - Police & the Community

UPDATED: Monday, April 2nd, 2018

Barrie Police have made an arrest in connection with the robbery that occurred on Tuesday, March 27th, 2018 at the Circle K located at 353 Duckworth Street, in the City of Barrie.  On Thursday, March 29th, 2018 the accused male attended the Barrie Police Service to turn himself in.  The 24-year-old Barrie male was charged with Robbery, Disguise with Intent and Carry Concealed Weapon.  He will be in a Barrie Court in the coming month to answer to his charges.

Occurrence #: BA18014252

Prepared by: Constable N. Rodgers #6180


Barrie Police Service is looking for the public's assistance to identify a male suspect in connection with a robbery at an east end convenience store.

On Tuesday, March 27th, 2018 a 1:45 am and unknown male entered the Circle K located at 353 Duckworth Street, in the City of Barrie, brandishing a knife and demanding money.  The suspect collected a small quantity of cash and left the store immediately. The employee was not physically harmed in the incident.

Description:

  • Male, white
  • 5'8" to 5'10" tall
  • Thin build
  • Wearing a black jacket with "House of $tingy$" on the back, dark baseball hat, dark hooded sweatshirt, black & red patterned bandanna, dark blue jeans, and black & white Adidas shoes 

Police are continuing their investigation at this time and wish for anyone who may have information to please contact Detective J Breedon Barrie Police Service- Criminal Investigative Division at 705-725-7025 ext. 2521. Any information can be provided anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or leave an anonymous tip online at www.tipsubmit.com

The Barrie Police Service reminds business owners of the importance of maintaining and updating video surveillance equipment. Quality images helps to identify suspects, and can aid in arrests and have a tremendous impact during court proceedings.

Occurrence #: BA18014252

Prepared by: Constable N. Rodgers #6180

Police Looking for Stolen Dirt Bike

Police Looking for Stolen Dirt Bike
March 27th, 2018 - Police & the Community

Police were called to an address on Emms Drive, in the City of Barrie, on Saturday, March 24, 2018, following the theft of a dirt bike.

The suspect(s) had entered the victim’s garage and removed the dirt bike along with a FOX Racing chest protector. It is believed the theft occurred sometime throughout the early hours of Saturday morning.

The bike is described as;

  • Orange and black in colour
  • KTM 400 XC-W four-stroke model
  • Equipped with a scorpion decal on the right side and licenced with a GREEN licence plate “3DX42”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Hennessy of the Barrie Police Service at 705-725-7025, ext. 2717, dhennessy@barriepolice.ca or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or leave an anonymous tip online at www.tipsubmit.com

 

 

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