Barrie Police have made an arrest in the theft May 30 of a pick-up truck and $1400 worth of construction tools. The truck was taken from the Ultramar Gas Bar on Anne Street South as the owner paid for his fill-up.
His dog was still in the truck.
Both were found a few hours later near Robert and Dufferin Streets but the tools – drywall stilts, scaffold casters, a foam insulation gun and a Dewalt radio – were gone and have yet to be recovered.
A 32-year-old man has been charged Theft of a Motor Vehicle.
Police are looking for help in finding a suspect in the theft of a car with a dog inside. The victim was pumping gas the night of Wednesday May 30th at a station on Anne Street South in Barrie. When leaving to pay for the fuel, a man entered the car and sped away with the victim’s dog still in the rear seat. The car was eventually located by the owner shortly after 1:00am Thursday May 31st in the area of Robert Street and Dufferin Street. The dog was unharmed however the contents had been removed including personal identification, financial cards and a variety of tools, valued at over $1,000.
The suspect is described as…
23 to 26-years-old
Was wearing a navy blue Adidas baseball hat
Dark green t-shirt with “BUFFALO” stamped on the front
Black Under Armour flip-flop sandals
If you have any details you can contact Barrie Police or Crimestoppers