The Rap Sheet

Thursday, September 21st


Vehicle with Stolen Plates Drives Off without PayingBarrie Police are currently investigating a gas drive off which occurred last week where the vehicle was also driving with a stolen licence plate. On Tuesday, September 12th, 2017 at 7:15pm a beige Chevrolet van attended the Petro Canada gas bar located at 360 Bayfield Street, in the City of Barrie, where the passenger filled up over $100.00 in fuel. The passenger then returned to the vehicle and it immediately reversed and left without paying for the fuel.  The front licence plate on the vehicle was observed as ADLK 583 which returned as stolen from Durham Regional Police.

Description of Driver:

  • Male, white
  • Large build
  • Wearing a black t-shirt and black & red Chicago Blackhawks hat

Description of Passenger:

  • Male white
  • 40-50yrs
  • Large build
  • Wearing  a grey hat with red brim, grey t-shirt with red emblem, blue striped shorts and black shoes

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 Any information can be provided anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or leave an anonymous tip online at


On Saturday, September 16, 2017, around 5:30 p.m., South Simcoe Police were called to a Bradford drug store for a report of an attempt theft.  Around 5:10 p.m. an employee noticed a male in the isle where the baby formula is located removing the security tags.  The store employee confronted the male, at which point he walked out without any merchandise.  After reviewing the security camera footage, it shows the male was seen in the store minutes earlier and was successful at removing several baby formula containers. The suspect is described male, white, late 40’s, bald, large build, wearing blue jeans, black t-shirt, sunglasses and walks with a very noticeable limp.

On Wednesday, September 20, 2017,  South Simcoe Police were called to a home on Bannerman Street in the Town of Bradford West Gwillimbury,. around 6:00 a.m. for a report of three unlocked vehicles being entered sometime during the night.  A GPS, sunglasses and some loose change were taken. South Simcoe Police remind people to remove all valuables from your vehicle, roll up your windows and lock your doors.

South Simcoe Police responded to a business around 8:00 p.m. in Cookstown on Wednesday, September 20, 2017 for a theft that had occurred.  The store manager reported that around 4:00 p.m. today and again the day before, around the same time, a woman entered the store placing a number of food items in a reusable bag, leaving the store without attempting to pay for the items.  The female was seen leaving the store in a red pick-up truck


After police reviewed the store security footage and with further investigation, police were able to identify the woman and arrested and charged her.


Officers from the City of Kawartha Lakes detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to Walnut Street in the Fenelon Falls area yesterday afternoon, September 20, 2017 for a vehicle in the water at that location. Investigation revealed that the empty car had been abandoned earlier in the day, between 1am and 2am. The vehicle had been reported stolen from Durham Region. Citizens are reminded that suspicious activity can be reported at any time to the OPP’s communication center at 1-888-310-1122. Anybody with information about the above incident is asked to contact the City of Kawartha Lakes detachment at (705) 324-6741. Information can also be reported anonymously by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or by going to and submitting an anonymous tip online.