The Rap Sheet

Drug Charges Laid After Barrie Police Investigation


On Saturday, July 28, 2018, Investigators from the Barrie Police Street Crime Unit arrested and charged a man and woman from Barrie in relation to drug trafficking. Following a lengthy investigation, a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act search warrant was executed at a residence on Herrell Ave, in the City of Barrie.  Police seized; ½ kilogram of Cocaine, 1.5 kilograms of Marijuana,44 grams of Ecstasy, 60 grams of Psilocybin (magic mushrooms), approximately $20,000 in Oxycodone pills, and a quantity of cash as well as a motor vehicle, in relation to proceeds of crime. A 46-year-old Barrie man has been arrested and charged with; five counts of Possession of a Controlled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking, five counts of Possession of a Controlled Substance and Possession of an Unauthorized Weapon (Taser). He will appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in the City Barrie, on Wednesday, September 5, 2018. A 40-year-old Barrie woman has been arrested and charged with; Possession of a Controlled Substance. She will appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in the City of Barrie, on Wednesday, September 5, 2018.


A 37-year-old Innisfil man is charged with Speeding and Stunt Driving after a vehicle was clocked at 149 km/h in a 80 km/h zone in Innisfil. On Monday, July 30, 2018 around 3:30 a.m., a South Simcoe Police Service officer conducting speed enforcement observed a vehicle travelling at a high rate of speed on County Rd. 89 near 10 Sideroad. Radar readings put the vehicle well over the posted speed limit of 80 km/h. The officer was able to observe the licence plate of the vehicle when it stopped to turn left onto County Rd. 4. Despite the officer’s efforts to conduct a traffic stop, the vehicle continued to accelerate.  Police wound up going to the driver’s home where the charges were laid. The vehicle was seized by police for travelling more than 50 km/h over the speed limit.  The man’s licence was suspended for seven days.

South Simcoe Police Service officers are now investigating two reports of a sleight of hand distraction theft on the same day in Bradford West Gwillimbury. The second reported incident occurred in the Holland St. West and Barrie St. area on Thursday, July 26, 2018 around 1:00 p.m. A 68-year-old man said he was in his garage when a vehicle stopped at the end of his driveway.  A female passenger in the front seat called him over to ask for directions.  Before he could say anything, the woman began placing necklaces around his neck and a ring on his finger.  The man gave the directions and the car pulled away.  Several hours later, he realized that his necklace had been stolen. The victim said there was a male driver and a younger woman in the back seat. He described the vehicle involved as a silver Volkswagon Jetta. The female suspect in the front seat is described as white, possibly of Turkish descent, between the ages of 45-50 with a round face and a scarf on her head. The first incident occurred about three hours later that day around 4:30 p.m. when an 83-year-old Bradford woman was victimized as she sat on her veranda in the Simcoe Rd. and William St. area of Bradford West Gwillimbury. The woman said a vehicle had stopped in front of her house and a female suspect approached the front porch.  The suspect spoke to the senior and touched her head while secretly removing the victim’s jewelry.  The suspect gave the victim some fake jewelry before leaving in the vehicle.  The theft was discovered later by the victim’s children. The female suspect is described as white and slightly overweight. investigators are appealing to the public for help in this investigation. Anyone with information or anyone in the area who may have security camera video of the suspects or vehicle is asked to call us at 905-775-3311,

The dollar loss is estimated at $350,000 after four tractor trailers were destroyed by fire in Innisfil. On Sunday, July 29, 2018 around 8:30 p.m., police were called to a used truck dealership on Bowman St. for a report of a fire. A grouping of four trucks burned in what is believed to be an electrical fire. The fire is not considered suspicious and the Ontario Fire Marshal was not called to the scene.


On Sunday, July 29, 2018 at approximately 12:51 a.m., members of the Nottawasaga Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police received a report of a possible impaired driver travelling westbound on the 5th Sideroad in Essa Township. Just after 1:00 a.m., officers located the suspect vehicle travelling on the 5th Sideroad, west of County Road 10 and conducted a traffic stop with the silver Pontiac G6. While speaking to the driver, the officers determined that her ability to operate a motor vehicle was impaired by the consumption of alcohol. A 57-year-old female from Adjala-Tosorontio Township was arrested and charged with Driving While Ability Impaired – Motor Vehicle (Alcohol) and Driving with More than 80 mgs. of Alcohol in Blood. Her driver’s licence has been suspended for 90-days under the Administrative Driver’s Licence Suspension (ADLS) program and her vehicle was towed and impounded for seven days.

On Saturday, July 28, 2018 at approximately 1:50 a.m., a member of the Nottawasaga Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police was conducting general patrols on County Road 10 in Essa Township.  While patrolling, the officer observed a black Nissan travelling in the lane in front of the police vehicle. The Nissan then stopped at the traffic lights at the intersection of Country Road 10 and Highway 89. When the traffic light turned green, the officer observed the Nissan to take off at a high rate of speed. The officer followed the Nissan and activated the radar device, measuring the vehicle to be travelling over 160km/h in a posted 80km/h zone. The driver of the motor vehicle was stopped and as a result of the investigation, a 35-year-old male from York Region was charged with Racing/Stunt Driving. His licence was immediately suspended for seven days and his motor vehicle was impounded for seven days. He will attend a future court date at the Provincial Offences Court in Barrie.


Members of the Southern Georgian Bay Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were dispatched on July 30, 2018 to a report of an overnight theft of a Hyundai Genesis from a residence on Johnson Street in the Town of Midland. The vehicle was removed from it’s parked location by persons unknown between July 29th, at 11:30 p.m. and July 30th, at 6:30 a.m. Description is a follows – 2010 Hyundai Genesis Coupe 3.8 Turbo, VIN # KMHHU6KH6AU016190, Ontario Marker #ARKS227 has red aftermarket rims, black accents, vehicle is lowered, loud exhaust and is manual transmission.

Anyone having knowledge of the whereabouts of this pick up truck is asked to please contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122. or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). You can submit your information online at or if you have any information on this crime or any other crime.