The Rap Sheet

Friday, April 6th


Barrie Police Service is currently investigating a break and enter after an apparent gaming enthusiast snatched a few consoles overnight. On Thursday, April 5th, 2018 at 4:00 am officers were called to Shoppers Drug Mart located at 420 Essa Road after a suspicious vehicle was called in from a passerby.  Police arrived to find the front window smashed.  An inventory of the store and review of video surveillance showed an Xbox OneX and a Sony Playstation Pro4 were taken valued at over $1000.00.  It is believed the suspect fled in red car but little descriptors are available. Description:

  • Gaming Enthusiast Snatches Xbox and PlayStationWhite, male
  • 20 to 30-years-old
  • Heavy build
  • Wearing a black Oakley hat, black jacket with a white and green emblem on the back, blue jeans and white running shoes

The video surveillance quality is poor, although it does capture a unique logo on the suspects clothing. Police are hoping to identify the suspect with the public’s assistance. Police are continuing their investigation at this time and wish for anyone who may have information to please contact PC J Minke of the Barrie Police Service at 705-725-7025 ext. 2777 or email at Any information can be provided anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or leave an anonymous tip online at


On 5th of April, 2018 the Muskoka Community Street Crime Unit of the Bracebridge Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) executed a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act warrant at an address in the Town of Gravenhurst.  As a result of this investigation, police have charged multiple parties with multiple offences. Police recovered a quantity of cocaine, cannabis marihuana, cannabis resin (hash), psilocybin (magic mushrooms), oxycodone, methylphenidate and stolen property.  As a result of this investigation, five people, all from Gravenhurst, face a variety of drug-related charges.


On Friday Apr 6, 2018 at 12:04am the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Communications Center received a report from a motorist of a possible impaired driver on King Street in the Town of Midland. Officers from the Southern Georgian Bay Detachment on patrol responded to this complaint. At 2:39am an officer spotted a vehicle matching the description of the vehicle on King Street and after making some driving observations the vehicle was stopped. Once male driver was spoken to the officer entered into a drinking and driving investigation and furthered the investigation back at the Southern Georgian Bay OPP detachment. As a result of this investigation, a 24-year-old man from Tay Township faces Drinking and Driving charges.