Speedy Change Room Thief Takes Off with New Outfit

Speedy Change Room Thief Takes Off with New Outfit
February 8th, 2018 - Police & the Community

The Barrie Police Service is looking to identify a male who pulled a change room quick change and left without paying for his new outfit.

On Sunday, January 28th, 2018 at 12:00 pm the lone male entered the Roots store located in the Georgian Mall at 509 Bayfield Street, in the City of Barrie. He conversed shortly with a store employee who let him into the change room with a sweatshirt and sweat pants.  Moments later the male exited the change room without the items he entered with and scurried out of the store, not responding to the inquisitive employee.  When the change room was checked, it appeared the male had removed the security tags from the items.

Description:

  • Male, white
  • Approximately 30-years-old
  • 350-400lbs
  • 6'0"
  • Shaggy beard and long unkempt hair
  • Wearing a black Oakley baseball cap, white shirt under a black hoody, black winter coat with grey sleeves with unknown logo on back (number 5 over a 7), blue jeans and grey/white running shoes

Police are continuing their investigation at this time and wish for anyone who may have information to please contact PC B Carleton of the Barrie Police Service at 705-725-7025 ext. 2549 or email at bcarleton@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 #: BA18006354

Prepared by: Constable N. Rodgers #6180

 

Group of Four Strike Various Stores in the Mall

Group of Four Strike Various Stores in the Mall
February 7th, 2018 - Police & the Community

Barrie Police Service is investigating a string of thefts from various stores in the Georgian Mall between January 25th and February 1st where a team appear to execute a well laid out plan when entering each location.

On Thursday, February 1st, 2018 officers attended the Georgian Mall located at 509 Bayfield Street, in the City of Barrie, and met with security to discuss multiple reports of thefts over the last week.  Two (2) stores located in the mall, Champs and FootLocker, had items stolen on Thursday, January 25th, 2018 when four (4) suspects entered the store and quickly selected multiple men's clothing items, concealing them in re-usable shopping bags.  The group promptly left the store before staff were aware the items had been removed.  On Thursday, February 1st, 2018 the same foursome attended Aldo and swiftly selected a large quantity of costume jewelry.  On this date security was immediately notified and the group was spotted on the second level retreating to a waiting get-away car. 

The group is believed to connected to other similar thefts in the Peel, York and Durham area. Barrie Police Criminal Investigative Services is continuing the investigation at this time and wish for anyone who may have information to please contact DC P Butera of the Barrie Police Service at 705-725-7025 ext. 2778 or email at pbutera@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 #: BA18004208, BA18004223 & BA18004367

Prepared by: Constable N. Rodgers #6180

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Male Identified After Selling Stolen Meat in Parking Lot

Male Identified After Selling Stolen Meat in Parking Lot
February 6th, 2018 - Police & the Community

UPDATE: Tuesday, February 6th, 2018 @ 2:10 pm

Barrie Police Service has identified the male suspect in relation to the theft of meat from the Real Canadian Superstore three (3) times in January.  The 44-year-old Barrie male will be facing multiple charges of Theft Under $5000.


Barrie Police Service is looking for the public's assistance in identifying a male responsible for, on multiple occasions, stealing meat and attempting to sell it in the parking lot of the grocery store he just came from.

On three (3) occasions in January, most recently Sunday, January 28th, 2018, an unknown male suspect entered the Real Canadian Superstore grocery store located at 289 Yonge Street, in the City of Barrie.  On each occasion, the male filled a cart with meat and immediately left the store without paying.  The store was notified when a concerned customer informed an employee that a male was selling meat in the parking lot, which seemed suspicious.  Surveillance video showed the same male moments before exiting the store with the stolen meat.  The male was not located or identified as he had fled before employees or police arrived. 

Description:

  • Male, black
  • 25 to 30-years-old
  • Approximately 6' and medium build
  • Wearing a yellow/orange baseball hat, grey jacket, zip up dark coloured hooded sweatshirt, dark pants and grey shoes

Police are continuing their investigation at this time and wish for anyone who may have information to please contact PC J Todd of the Barrie Police Service at 705-725-7025 ext. 2775 or email at jtodd@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 #: BA18004800

Prepared by: Constable N. Rodgers #6180

Un-plated Infiniti Involved in Gas Theft

Un-plated Infiniti Involved in Gas Theft
February 5th, 2018 - Police & the Community

Barrie Police Service is investigating a theft of gas from a local gas station after a vehicle with no front or back licence plate filled up and left without paying.

On Friday, February 2nd, 2018 just after 11:30 pm an un-plated black, 4-door Infiniti Q50 attended the Circle K Convenience located at 62 Essa Road in the City of Barrie. The single male driver exited the vehicle and filled up over $70.00 of gas before leaving the gas station travelling southbound on Burton Avenue.  

Description:

  • Male, black 
  • Tall, thin build
  • Wearing red and white running shoes, blue jeans, dark jacket or long sleeve shirt and toque

Police are continuing their investigation at this time and wish for anyone who may have information to please contact PC P Matte of the Barrie Police Service at 705-725-7025 ext. 2557 or email at pmatte@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 #: BA18005492

Prepared by: Constable N. Rodgers #6180

Investigation Launched into a Couple of Quick Hand Thieves

Investigation Launched into a Couple of Quick Hand Thieves
January 31st, 2018 - Police & the Community

On Tuesday, January 30th, 2018 just after 2:00 pm an unknown male and female attended three (3) stores, Le Chateau, RW & Co and Sport Chek, located in the Georgian Mall at 509 Bayfield Street, in the City of Barrie. At all three (3) locations, the two (2) suspects moved swiftly and in unison selecting multiple high priced items including brand name sunglasses and clothing, concealing them and fleeing from the store. In each instance the suspects were caught on surveillance for less than three (3) minutes before executing their crime and exiting.

The total cost of stolen merchandise from all locations is excess $8000.00 before taxes which occurred in less than 15 minutes total time the couple were in the mall. 

Reports from employees who had briefly interacted with the female state she had an accent that could possibly of been French. 

Police are continuing their investigation at this time and wish for anyone who may have information to please contact PC D Edgar of the Barrie Police Service at 705-725-7025 ext. 2591 or email at dedgar@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 #: BA18005004/BA18005014/BA18005015

Prepared by: Constable N. Rodgers #6180

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Three Break Into Portables at Algonquin Ridge and Cause Damage

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January 30th, 2018 - Police & the Community

Barrie Police Service is looking for the public's assistance in identifying and locating three (3) suspects after multiple portables were entered and trashed at a south end school.

On Sunday, January 21st, 2018 at approximately 2:45 am, three (3) unknown suspects attended Algonquin Ridge Elementary School located at 191 Golden Meadow Road. in the City of Barrie. The trio made their way to the three (3) portables located at the rear of the school and pried their way in. Once inside they proceeded to overturn tables and chairs and scattered items throughout the class. The suspects also wrote on some of the desks with a permanent marker causing extensive damage to the property in the portables.

Anyone who may have information on the incident is asked to please contact PC J Watt of the Barrie Police Service at 705-725-7025 ext 2627 or jwatt@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 #: BA18003618

Prepared By: Constable N. Rodgers #6180

Suspect Sought for Several Gas Thefts

Suspect Sought for Several Gas Thefts
January 30th, 2018 - Police & the Community

 

The Barrie Police is seeking public assistance in identifying a suspect responsible for several gas thefts throughout the City of Barrie.

The suspect was caught on video surveillance stealing gas on Monday, December 18, 2017 from Petro Canada, located on Dunlop Street, West and on Sunday, January 21, 2018, from Shell Gas Station, located on Grove Street, South. 

He is operating a white, 2014 Hyundai Elantra GT Hatchback, bearing a stolen Ontario licence plate, BTXN 797.

The investigation is ongoing

The suspect is described as;

  • Male, white (25 to 30 yrs.)
  • Thin build. 6’0”
  • Wearing glasses, black baseball hat, grey zip up hoody, grey track pants and red shoes. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Carlson of the Barrie Police Service at 705-725-7025 ext.2691, mcarlson@barriepolice.ca or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or leave an anonymous tip at www.tipsubmit.com 

Prepared by: Constable Bamford #7419
Occurrence # BA16025413/ BA17062442

 

 

 

 

 

PlayStation Enthusiast Targets Shoppers Drug Mart

PlayStation Enthusiast Targets Shoppers Drug Mart
January 29th, 2018 - Police & the Community

The Barrie Police are seeking public assistance in identifying a suspect following a theft at Shoppers Drug Mart.

On Sunday, January 21, 2018, at approximately 9:30 a.m., the suspect had been inside Shoppers Drug Mart located at 420 Essa Road, in the City of Barrie. The suspect was captured on video surveillance stealing four Sony PS4 (PlayStation 4 ) video games and two Sony PS4  remote controls. 

The suspect managed to quickly remove the packaging from all the items and conceal them on his person, and flee the store without making any attempt to pay for the items. He was last seen leaving the area on foot, walking north on Essa Road and accompanied by a brown dog, described as a boxer.

The investigation is ongoing.

Suspect is described as;

  • Male, white (40 yrs.)
  • 5’7” to 5’9”, Thin build
  • Wearing a dark toque, grey/black camouflage winter jacket, black gloves, brown pants, and white shoes.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Howlett of the Barrie Police Service at 705-725-7025, ext. 2638, thowlett@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 # BA18003462

Identity of Suspect Sought Following Armed Robbery

Identity of Suspect Sought Following Armed Robbery
January 29th, 2018 - Police & the Community

Investigators with the Barrie Police Service are seeking public assistance in identifying a suspect following a convenience store robbery.

On Sunday, January 28, 2018, just before 3:00 a.m., a suspect entered Circle K Convenience store, located on Leacock Drive, in the City of Barrie, armed with a hand gun. The suspect stole an undisclosed quantity of money.

Video surveillance captured the suspect fleeing the parking lot in a pick-up truck. Investigators are also looking for a second vehicle, believed to be a four-door white Kia. The vehicle was seen arriving minutes prior to the robbery and later fleeing the area with the pick-up truck.   

The employee was the only occupant and did not suffer any physical injuries.

The investigation is ongoing.

The suspect is described as;

  • Male, white
  • 5’4”, medium build
  • Wearing a dark cloth or bandana over his face, baseball hat, white long sleeve shirt, grey “Roots” hoodie and blue jeans.
  • Carrying a black handgun.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Constable Rasmussens of the Barrie Police Criminal Investigation Services at 705-725-7025, ext. 2751, mrasmussens@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 # BA18004645

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Arrested: Police Looking for Pair of Produce Thieves

Arrested: Police Looking for Pair of Produce Thieves
January 26th, 2018 - Police & the Community

Barrie Police Service received many tips on the identity of the suspects involved in theft of produce from Zehrs.  On Friday, January 26th, 2018 a 29-year-old Barrie man was charged with Theft Under $5000.  The female was determined to be a youth and not involved.


 

Barrie Police Service is asking the public's assistance in identifying two suspects after they attended a local grocery store and filled up a cart with over $200 of produce and immediately left the store without paying.

On Tuesday, January 16th, 2018 at 4:35 pm a male and female entered Zehrs Markets located at 11 Bryne Drive, in the City of Barrie.  After filling the cart with produce the pair immediately made for the exit making no attempts to stop at the cash register.  A Loss Prevention Officer was able to catch up with the suspects outside the store however upon advising them they were under arrest of theft, the two jumped into a black SUV with Ontario plates and sped off.  The make, model and licence plate of the SUV is currently unknown at this time.

Suspect #1:

  • Male. white
  • 6'0, 180 lbs, thin build
  • Light/Fair Complexion
  • Short hair, no facial hair
  • Neck tattoo
  • Wearing a black and blue ball cap, grey winter coat

Suspect #2: 

  • Female, white
  • 5'5, 110 lbs, thin build
  • Brown long, straight hair
  • Wearing a red winter coat

Police are continuing their investigation at this time and wish for anyone who may have information to please contact PC G Danaj of the Barrie Police Service at 705-725-7025 ext. 2746 or email at gdanaj@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 #: BA18002620

Prepared by: Constable N. Rodgers #6180

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