BARRIE POLICE SERVICE
The Barrie Police are seeking the public’s assistance to identify a suspect following a theft, which occurred at the Source, located at 33 Mapleview Drive, West, in the City of Barrie. On Friday, March 23, 2018, just before 2:00 p.m. the suspect had been observed by an employee eyeing several Bluetooth Speakers that had been on display. When suspect assumed he was not being watched he quickly concealed a set of Bluetooth Speakers into his jacket and fled the store. The investigation is ongoing, in an attempt to identify the suspect. The suspect is described as;
- Male, white (20-25 yrs.)
- 180 lbs. , 5’10”
- Short brown hair
- Brown goatee
- Wearing a black leather jacket, blue jeans, and dark shoes and carrying a grey jacket.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Knight of the Barrie Police Service at firstname.lastname@example.org , 705-725-7025, ext. 2532, or to remain anonymous contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), or leave an anonymous tip online at www.tipsubmit.com
SOUTH SIMCOE POLICE SERVICE
On Monday, March 26, 2018 at 7:45 a.m. on County Rd. 88 in Bond Head, a South Simcoe Police Service officer was conducting moving radar speed enforcement and observed a lone motor vehicle travelling at a noticeably high rate of speed. By way of moving radar, the speed was confirmed to be 105 km/h in the posted 50 km/h Community Safety Zone. The driver was a 19-year-old man who had recently moved from Nova Scotia to Ontario (Bradford). His mother’s vehicle was towed and seized for seven days and his licence was suspended for seven days. He has a court appearance in May. Safe roads are a top priority for South Simcoe Police Service officers who patrol our roads 24/7 to ensure motorists obey speed limits and drive responsibly.
On Saturday, March 24, 2018 around 7:30 a.m., a citizen called South Simcoe Police Service regarding a vehicle parked on the street playing loud music. Upon arrival, police saw a woman and two men walking away from the parked vehicle. The officer approached the three people and during conversation he suspected they had been drinking. After previously receiving information that the driver was a female, the officer requested an Approved Screening Device. As a result, a 31-year-old Etobicoke woman was arrested for impaired driving and over 80 mg. Her driver’s licence was suspended for 90 days and her vehicle impounded for seven days.
On Saturday, March 24, 2018 a South Simcoe Police Service officer was called to the Shoppers Drug on Innisfil Beach Rd. regarding a theft. Staff reported that a man was seen on surveillance camera video stealing a large amount of razors and over-the-counter medications. He left the store and was seen driving off in a grey, older model sedan similar to a Toyota Corolla style car. The suspect is described as white, early 20’s with short dark hair. He was wearing a black Bench hoodie, jeans, white Under Armour sandals and a necklace. He was carrying a black reusable shopping bag that looked like a PC brand. The man is wanted on a charge of theft under $5,000.
On Thursday March 22, 2018 Huntsville Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) was investigating a suspicious vehicle complaint in the town of Huntsville. The vehicle was located on Captsone Lane, Huntsville. Investigation found that the driver had a suspended licence and had drug paraphernalia on him. It was determined that the driver was impaired by drug. As a result a 33-year-old Huntsville man was charged with Driving while Ability Impaired by Drug under the Criminal Code of Canada and Driving while Suspended under the Highway Traffic Act. He will appear in the Ontario Court of Justice, Huntsville on April 18, 2018 to answer to his charges. Huntsville OPP would like to remind the public that marijuana has not been legalized as of yet and driving while partaking in the use of it may lead to Criminal Code charges.
SOUTHERN GEORGIAN BAY OPP
Members of the Southern Georgian Bay Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were dispatched to an assault complaint at 6:36pm on March 25, 2018 at rear of Elizabeth Street, Midland residence. Attending officers were able to quickly locate the suspect after attending the scene and the victim was treated at the scene by Simcoe County Paramedic Services and transported to Georgian Bay General Hospital for further treatment. Investigation by the attending officers has resulted in a 22-year-old from Midland being charged with Assault Causing Bodily Harm contrary to section 267(b) of the Criminal Code of Canada. He was released from police custody on his recognizance to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Midland on May 3, 2018.