The Rap Sheet

Wednesday, March 28th


Thieves Never WinThe Barrie Police is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect following a theft. On Friday, March 16, 2018, police were called to Winners located at 411 Bayfield Street, in the City of Barrie, for a report of a theft. A female had been observed taking several pieces of men’s clothing and brazenly walking out of the store without making any attempt to pay for the items. The female had been observed leaving the area in a silver Dodge Charger, licence plate “CDRJ 792” The investigation is ongoing. The suspect is described as:

  • Female, white (35 yrs. to 40 yrs.)
  • Heavy build, shoulder length brown hair
  • Wearing a dark hoodie, black pants and light colored boots

The Barrie Police Service reminds business owners of the importance of maintaining and updating video surveillance equipment. Quality images helps to identify suspects, and can aid in arrests and have a tremendous impact during court proceedings. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Constable Minke at 705-725-7025, ext. 2777, or to remain anonymous call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or leave a tip online at

The Barrie Police is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying two suspects following a theft. On Wednesday, March 21, 2018, police were called to Cabela’s located at 50 Concert Way, in the City of Barrie for a report of a theft. Just after 7:30 p.m. a male and female had been observed collectively concealing men’s and woman’s clothing into a bag they came into the store with. Following a brief conversation the male exited the store and minutes later the female followed. It is believed the suspects had stolen over $800.00 in clothing. They were last seen leaving the area in silver Jeep Liberty. The investigation is ongoing. The suspects are described;

Suspect # 1

  • Female, white (20 yrs. to 25 yrs.)
  • Heavy build, 5’5”, 165 lbs.
  • Long brown hair
  • Wearing a blue plaid shirt over a white shirt, blue jeans and brown boots.

Suspect # 2

  • Male, white (20 yrs. to 25 yrs.)
  • Medium build, 5’9”, 200 lbs.
  • Shirt blond hair
  • Wearing a black jacket and tanned pants.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Constable Minke at 705-725-7025, ext. 2777,  or to remain anonymous call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or leave a tip online at


On Tuesday, March 27, 2018, South Simcoe Police Service officers were called to an Innisfil home for a report of an assault that had occurred earlier. A 17-year-old girl reported that she was the victim of an assault by another 17-year-old girl on Tuesday, March 27 at 1:30 a.m.  Both teens are known to each other. According to the victim, she agreed to a consensual fight.  The other combatant attended with a weapon which the victim was unaware of. As a result of the weapon being introduced, a criminal charge was laid.  The victim required treatment in hospital for non-life threatening injuries.  She contacted police when she returned home from hospital.  A 17-year-old Innisfil girl is charged with Assault with a Weapon and Assault Cause Bodily Harm.

On Wednesday, March 28, 2018 South Simcoe Police Service officers were conducting traffic enforcement in Bradford.  A vehicle with a trailer was stopped on Canal Rd.  Officers found 75 pound pieces of unsecured steel on a trailer. An inspection of the vehicle and required documents lead to numerous charges being laid against the driver.The driver was charged with Over Weight by 4,500 kg, Improper Class of Driver Licence, No Daily Inspection Report, Expired Safety Sticker, No Safety Sticker, No CVOR Number. Operators of commercial vehicles are reminded to complete the required inspections and ensure that their vehicles are loaded securely and within the proper weight range.

On Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at 9:40 p.m., a South Simcoe Police Service officer noticed a vehicle driving erratically on John St. eastbound at Church St. in the Town of Bradford West Gwillimbury.  A vehicle stop was initiated to check on the driver’s sobriety.   While speaking to the driver, the officer noticed personal belongings in the car indicating the driver was using the Service Plate (Dealer Plate) on the vehicle for personal purposes and not the plate’s intended use. The officer advised the driver that the purpose of the Service Plate was for repair and maintenance on the vehicle and not to be used as a means of personal transportation.  Further investigation revealed that the driver had been charged with the same offence last month which resulted in the seizure of that Service Plate.  The officer noted that the previously seized plate was now on file as ‘Missing.’  A 44-year-old Bradford West Gwillimbury man was charged with Drive Motor Vehicle Not In Accordance With Permit Limitations.  The Service Plate was seized by the officer.