The Rap Sheet

Police looking for those behind the theft of Seadoo and trailer


Members of the Southern Georgian Bay Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police were dispatched on August 12th to a report of a theft of a Seadoo and trailer from a residence on Crosslands Road in the Township of Tiny. The Seadoo and trailer were removed from its parked location by persons unknown between 2:30 pm August 9th and 11:59 pm August 10th.

The Move trailer is described as…

  • 2018 Seadoo (blue and orange)
  • WakePro
  • HIN # ON6009035
  • Serial # YDV10415B818

The Move trailer is described as…

  • Silver
  • VIN # 5KTWS1310HF542359
  • Ontario trailer plate R6220E


On August 12th a member of the West Parry Sound Detachment was monitoring traffic on Highway 69 in Henvey Township. Shortly after 12:00 pm, a south bound vehicle was observed travelling at a high rate of speed. As a result, the vehicle was stopped for “Stunt driving – excessive speed, greater than 50 km/hr over posted speed limit”. The 69 year old man from Thunder Bay was arrested and charged with Race a motor vehicle – excessive speed. The driver was released on a Promise to Appear in a Parry Sound court on October 2nd. His licence has been suspended for seven days and the vehicle has been impounded for seven days.


On August 13th shortly after 4 a.m. the West Parry Sound Detachment responded to a hold up alarm at a convenience store in Parry Sound, Ontario. The suspect wore a disguise and demanded money and a package of cigarettes. Police obtained a description and a security photo of the suspect. The suspect was arrested and charged with:

  • Disguise with intent
  • Theft under $5000 – shoplifting
  • Possession of a Schedule I substance (Cocaine)

The accused was held for a bail hearing and will appear Parry Sound court


On Saturday, July 28th a theft occurred at Cabela’s, located at 50 Concert Way. An employee had discovered several pieces of discarded security wrap, which led to loss prevention investigating further. Video surveillance captured the suspects entering the store just after 5:00 pm, and directly proceeding to the fishing department. Eventually the pair selected a Lowrance Fish Finder, and together concealed the item into a bag and left the store without alerting staff or security. The suspects fled the area in a red two-door sedan, possibly a Pontiac G6.

The investigation is ongoing.

The suspects are described as:

Suspect # 1

  • 40-45 year old man
  • Medium build, 5’6
  • Short blond hair
  • Tattoo on left forearm
  • Wearing a grey “Under Armour” hat, long sleeve grey shirt, blue jeans and flip flops.

Suspect # 2

  • 40-45 year old woman
  • Thin build, 5’5
  • Long brown hair
  • Wearing a grey hoodie, jean capris and carrying a black purse.

Anyone with information is asked to call Barrie Police or Crime Stoppers


Barrie Police are in the midst of a lengthy investigation into multiple residential break and enters in our area, which has included collaborative work with neighbouring agencies. As a result, a 36-year-old Barrie man has been arrested and charged with property related crimes including Break and Enter and Possession of Property Obtained by Crime. Detectives have seized all property recently sold to local second-hand retail shops by the accused male and are currently looking to re-unite the property to the rightful owners.

If you believe an item below belongs to you, please contact Detective K Calleja of the Barrie Police Street Crime Unit at


Police continue to receive reports from victims and would-be victims of the Canada Revenue Agency scam. The latest case involved a 67-year-old Bradford man who received a call on
Friday, August 10th from someone claiming to be from the CRA. The caller stated that the victim had committed a crime and must pay thousands of dollars or he would be arrested and taken to jail. The victim, believing everything that was said, gathered the money and left his house to meet the caller to pay. His terrified family called police after he was gone for two hours and wasn’t answering his cell. Police managed to make contact and learned that the victim had driven to Toronto to deposit the cash into a Western Union machine in the Jane and Finch area.

If you receive a call from someone claiming to be from the CRA do the

  • don’t take any immediate action
  • Hang up and verify the information or get a second opinion about the call from your bank, family member or friend


Investigators are seeking public assistance in identifying three suspects following a jewelry store robbery in the City of Vaughan. On Sunday, August 12th at approximately 1:10 p.m., police were called to a jewelry store located inside a mall on Promenade Circle, following a report of a robbery. The store employees advised that three male suspects came into the store and looked at several items, then left without purchasing anything. The suspects returned a few minutes later with their hoods up and one was carrying a tire iron, which was used to smash the glass in the showcases. The suspects took several items, then fled from the store. The employees were not physically injured during the incident.


  • Male, Black
  • Approximately 5’8”
  • Medium build
  • Wearing a grey hoodie over a white T-shirt, grey sweatpants, white running shoes and a black baseball hat
  • Armed with a tire iron


  • Male, Black
  • Approximately 5’7”
  • Thin build
  • Wearing a white T-shirt, a black hoodie, black sweatpants, white and black running shoes, a black baseball hat and gloves


  • Male, white
  • Medium build
  • Approximately 5’8”
  • Wearing a grey hoodie, black sweat pants, white running shoes and a gold watch

The investigation is ongoing.