UPDATE: Pickup Truck Smashed Into South End Barrie Store To Get To Guns

Eight Firearms Stolen


Barrie Police have released new information as they investigate a February theft of guns from Cabela’s. Quick entry was gained to the store using a white Dodge Ram pick-up truck to smash through the back receiving door. Once inside the building the suspects removed eight rifles from a display shelf, loaded them into their vehicle and fled the area. The pick-up truck sustained damage to the tailgate and a broken back window. Investigators have been able to confirm the embossed serial numbers on each rifle; and are requesting anyone who may have come into possession of the following rifle(s) to contact police immediately…

  • Mossberg MVP VARMINT – MVP055102
  • Mossberg Patriot –  MPR062265
  • Mossberg MVP Scout – MPR099031
  • Mossberg Patriot – MPR095190
  • Mossberg Patriot – MVP092531
  • Mossberg Patriot – MPR009209
  • Mossberg MVP VARMINT – MVP084289
  • Mossberg Patriot – MPR124502

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Constable Howe of the Barrie Police Investigative Services at (705)725-7025 ext:2750, dhow@barriepolice.ca or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).


Eight firearms were stolen in a literal smash and grab. Barrie Police say the bad guys got into the south end Cabela’s store  late Friday night, by smashing through the back receiving door with a large pickup truck. Once inside, police say the perps grabbed the eight rifles from a display shelf, loaded them into the white Dodge Ram, and drove off. If you have any information, contact the Barrie Police Service at (705)725-7025 or Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.