Second Poppy Box Theft In Barrie This Week

Donation Box Swiped From Bayfield Grocer

Poppy Theft from FreshcoAnother poppy box stolen in Barrie. This time, police say it was tPoppy Theft from Freshcoaken from the Freshco on Bayfield Street. Video surveillance captured a female suspect taking the box from a checkout counter and hiding it with the rest of her groceries. Police say this happened around 3:00 Sunday, but the crime wasn’t picked up on until later.

The suspect is described as:

  • Female, white
  • Approximately late 20’s to early 30’s
  • Stocky build
  • Black, medium length wavy hairClothing:


  • Blue jacket
  • Black shirt
  • Pink wallet

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Pyatt of the Barrie Police Service at either 705-725-7025, ext. 2787 or