BARRIE POLICE SERVICE
The Barrie Police are seeking the public’s assistance following an early morning street robbery, which occurred just before 7:00 a.m. on Friday, March 16, 2018. The victim had been walking on Mary Street, south of Dunlop Street, in the City of Barrie, when he was attacked by a woman. The suspect stabbed the victim in the lower leg and robbed him of his personal belongings, and fled the area on foot. The victim was transported to hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The investigation is ongoing. The suspect is described as;
- Female, white
- 5’5” – 5’6”
- Facial complexion described as having pockmarks/facial holes
- Wearing a red hoodie and jeans.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Barrie Police Criminal Investigative Services at 705-725-7025, ext. 2129, or to remain anonymous contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), or leave an anonymous tip online at www.tipsubmit.ca
Barrie Police Service is currently looking to identify a male wanted stealing $200.00 worth of toothbrushes at a local drug store. On Wednesday, March 14th, 2018 at 11:30 am a male entered the Shoppers Drug Mart located at 420 Essa Road, in the City of Barrie. The male selected multiple electric tooth brushes and left the store without making an attempt to pay for the items. Staff tried to catch up to the male, however he jumped into a dark green Oldsmobile and fled northbound on Essa Road. Description:
- Male, white
- 20 to 25-years-old
- Medium build
- Short, dark hair
- Wearing a black jacket, jeans and black shoes with white soles
Police are continuing their investigation at this time and wish for anyone who may have information to please contact PC K Groh of the Barrie Police Service at 705-725-7025 ext. 2533 or email at email@example.com. Any information can be provided anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or leave an anonymous tip online at www.tipsubmit.com
SOUTH SIMCOE POLICE SERVICE
On Friday, March 16, 2018 just after 8:30 a.m. a South Simcoe Police Service officer was conducting speed enforcement on the 5th Sideroad at 6th Line in Innisfil. Roads were snow covered and icy at the time. The officer obtained a speed measurement of a vehicle travelling 147 km/h in an 80 km/h zone. The car was pulled over and an 18-year-old G2 male driver from Barrie was charged with speeding, stunt driving and no insurance card. His driver’s license was suspended for 7 days and the vehicle impounded. Road safety is everyone’s responsibility. Winter weather is still prevailing and South Simcoe Police Service officers want to remind motorists of the importance of adjusting your driving to the road conditions, not to mention always obeying posted speed limits.
On Thursday, March 15, 2018 around 9:15 p.m. a 19-year-old man and his 17-year-old girlfriend were sitting in a car at Tim Horton’s on Commerce Park Dr. in the Town of Innisfil. They saw a van pull into the drive-through and stop. Then they witnessed what appeared to be a man urinating in the drive-through lane. The 19-year-old yelled to the man to use the washroom inside the coffee shop. The man got back into his van, the vehicle pulled forward to place his order then reversed. A brief conversation took place between the man and the teen who had shouted to him. After picking up his order at the drive-through, the man got out of his van, approached the witness who was in his vehicle and tried to open the door which was locked. The man told the witness to get out of his vehicle and when the witness refused, the man punched the passenger door mirror and broke it. The man then returned to his van which was driven by his wife and they left the area. Police obtained the license plate of the van and a 30-year-old Wasaga Beach man was contacted. A charge of damage to personal property is pending. The man made arrangements to surrender to police.
Bracebridge Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers were conducting a RIDE program at Highway 11 North and Highway 118 in Bracebridge on Thursday March 15, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. A vehicle approached the check point and during the interaction, officers determined that it was necessary to enter into a further investigation relating to alcohol. The driver was directed to pull to the side of the road at which point he sped away. Officers followed the vehicle as it headed toward the town of Bracebridge on Ecclestone Drive and continued onto Wellington Street where ultimately the suspect vehicle stuck another that had stopped on the side of the road. The driver exited his vehicle and was arrested by police. As a result of the investigation, police have charged a 47 year-old man from Orillia with Flight from Police, Driving While Ability Impaired , Over 80, Dangerous Operation, Driving with Open Liquor, Novice Driver B.A.C above zero, and Fail to Stop for Police. He was held for a bail hearing and will appear in the Ontario Court of Justice on Friday, March 16, 2018 to answer to his charges.
SOUTHERN GEORGIAN BAY OPP
Members of the Southern Georgian Bay Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) with assistance from the Detachment Street Crime Unit are investigating a robbery at the Circle K convenience store located at 293 Midland Avenue in the Town of Midland on March 13, 2018. At around 1:15am a white male described as being heavy set, 5′ 6″- 5’10” tall, approximately 35-45 years of age, wearing a dark coat and jeans entered the store and intimidated the lone store clerk and left with a sum of cash. The OPP is requesting the public’s assistance to identify the suspects. Any person with information regarding this crime should contact the Ontario Provincial Police at 1-888-310-1122 or their nearest police authority. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit information on line at www.crimestopperssdm.com where you may eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.