The Rap Sheet

Tuesday, September 19th


Break and Enter Suspect SoughtOn Monday, September 18th, 2017 at 10:40pm Barrie Police responded to a Break and Enter call at Fox’s Bakery on 96 Victoria Street, in the City of Barrie. Residents sitting outside enjoying the nice weather observed a lone male circling around the business then smash the side door and enter the premise. Police arrived on scene finding the suspect had fled minutes before with the cash register in hand.  He was last seen travelling eastbound on Victoria Street towards Sanford Street. Description:

  • Male, white
  • Thin build
  • 5’7”-5-9”
  • Wearing a black hoodie, baseball hat, black capris or long shorts and white high top running shoes

Facial features are not clear in surveillance video as quality is low due to lighting, however police feel the image still may provide enough of an visual to assist in identifying the suspect. Police are continuing their investigation at this time and wish for anyone who may have information to please contact PC M Velema of the Barrie Police Service at 705-725-7025 ext. 2607 or email at Any information can be provided anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or leave an anonymous tip online at

Break and Enter at Local Hobby ShopThe Barrie Police Service is seeking the public’s assistance to identity two suspects following a break and enter that occurred on Sunday, September 17, 2017, just before 3:00 a.m., at a hobby shop, located in the south end of  Barrie on Commerce Park Drive. Video surveillance captured the suspects lurking around the premise just after midnight. One suspect can be seen from a secondary camera obscuring the rear door video surveillance by spray painting the lens. At 2:47 a.m. the suspect returns with a second male and within minutes they gain entry into the building through the front door and remove approximately $6,000 in merchandise. It is believed the suspects fled in a vehicle heading west on Commerce Park drive. The suspects are described as;

Suspect # 1

  • Male
  • Heavy build, 5’10”
  • Wearing a balaclava, sunglasses, grey hoodie, black pants and gloves.

Suspect # 2

  • Male
  • Medium build, 5’8 – 5’10”
  • Wearing a balaclava, black jacket, gloves, jeans and black running shoes.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Franke of the Barrie Police Service at 705-725-7025, ext. 2546,  or to remain anonymous contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or leave an anonymous tip at


On Monday, September 18, 2017 around 8:00 a.m., South Simcoe Police received a call from a Town of Bradford West Gwillimbury employee reporting that he had located a dump truck without wheels at the rear of the municipal parking lot.  South Division officers attended to discover the passenger side window had been smashed, the ignition tampered with and all 12 wheels removed.  Officers were able to confirm the vehicle had been reported stolen the previous night in Waterloo Region. Anyone with information is asked to call South Simcoe Police at (905)775-3311 or Crime Stoppers.

On Sunday, September 17, 2017, around 11:00 p.m. South Simcoe Police received a call from an Innisfil Pharmacy to report an attempted theft on today’s date.  A woman entered the store around 8:45 p.m. and was in the electronic section looking at a pair of headphones. The woman was seen carrying the box to another isle and shortly after left the store. While an employee was walking by an isle, an audible sound was heard. This sound lead them directly to the box containing the headphones hidden behind other products. The security mechanism was still attached but had been tampered with. The female is described as having dark hair and skin.  Wearing prescription glasses, dressed in a blue sweatshirt with a Superman logo, black skirt, black tights and white sandals. Anyone with information is asked to call  Police Constable Scaglione with the South Simcoe Police Service at 705-436-2141 ext 1475 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.


On September 18, 2017 at 9:00 p.m. the Bracebridge Community Street Crime Unit, along with Bracebridge Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers, conducted a traffic stop on Highway 11 North near Sparrow Lake Route D and during the course of that interaction, the driver was found to be in possession of illegal drugs, specifically a quantity of suspected Oxycodone pills and suspected Fentanyl patches, with a street value of $3,200. Police have charged a 25-year-old woman from Bracebridge with two counts of Possession of a Schedule I substance for the purposes of trafficking CDSA 5(2). She was held for a bail hearing and will appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Bracebridge on September 20, 2017.


On September 16, 2017 at approximately 8:45 p.m. a member of the Huronia West Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and a Conservation Officer on a Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry vessel observed a vessel on Nottawasaga River that appeared not to have adequate lighting and was traveling at an excessive speed for the river. Police stopped this vessel, which was a Personal Water Craft (PWC) and charged the operator, a 28-year-old Wasaga Beach man, with “Failing to Exhibit Sidelights on Power – Driven Vessel”, “Fail to Exhibit Stern Light on Power – Driven Vessel Underway” and “Operate Power – Driven or Electrically Propelled Vessel over Maximum Speed Specified” all under the Canada Shipping Act.


On July 22, 2015, the Nottawasaga Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Crime Unit were contacted about an alleged Fraud involving an employee of the Community Living Association for South Simcoe (C.L.A.S.S.). The investigation involved a senior finance clerk being fraudulent with funds from C.L.A.S.S. and theft of approximately $150,000 dollars. On September 9, 2017, members from the Nottawasaga OPP Crime Unit completed their extensive investigation and have arrested and charged a 52-year-old New Tecumseth woman with, Fraud over $5000 and Theft over $5000. The accused was released from custody and will attend a future court date at the Ontario Court of Justice in Bradford.