The Rap Sheet

Debit Card Stolen From Parked Car, Used Not Long After


Video Surveillance Captures Suspect in Possession of Stolen Property

The Barrie Police are seeking the public’s assistance to identify a woman who is believed to be in possession of a stolen debit card. On Sunday June 10, a wallet had had been stolen from a vehicle that was parked in the area of Ross Street and Maple Street, in the City of Barrie. The victim had been notified by her financial institution that several debit transactions had taken place on her account, which prompted police involvement. Further investigation led police to obtaining video surveillance from Circle K, located at 149 Dunlop Street, East, in the City of Barrie. The suspect was captured on video utilizing the victim’s debit card early Sunday morning just before 4:00 a.m. The investigation is ongoing. The suspect is described as;

  • Female, white (35 to 40 yrs.)
  • Medium build
  • Brown hair
  • Wearing a purple shirt and light coluored jacket.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Fehrman of the Barrie Police Service at 705-725-7025, ext. 2631 or . To submit a tip and remain anonymous contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or leave a tip online at online at


The South Simcoe Police Service Street Crime Unit has charged a Bradford West Gwillimbury man with Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking a Controlled Substance. On Wednesday, June 13, 2018, officers executed a search warrant at the home of the 25-year-old accused. During his arrest a quantity of opiates was located on him. The subsequent search warrant resulted in the recovery of a further amount of the drug and drug paraphernalia.  The man was released with a court date in August. He was turned over to York Regional Police as they had an outstanding warrant for him.

On Thursday, June 14, 2018, around 2:40 a.m.,police were dispatched to the area of 5th Sideroad north of 9th line in Bradford regarding a vehicle on fire. A passing motorist had spotted the vehicle fire in a field and called police. When officers arrived, the white Ford Escape was entirely engulfed in flames. The fire department extinguished the blaze but the vehicle was a total loss. Firefighters confirmed there was no one in the SUV. The investigation is ongoing. South Simcoe Police Service officers are appealing to the public for information regarding this incident. If you know anything or saw anything in the area please call us at 905-775-3311, 705-436-2141 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477(TIPS).

South Simcoe Police Service officers are investigating two separate break and enters in Bradford West Gwillimbury. Police were called to a home in the Simcoe Road and Line 6 area around 4:00 p.m. and then to another home in the same area at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 13, 2018. Both homeowners arrived home after being out all day to discover the break in. Nothing appeared to be missing at one home but a quantity of jewelry and electronics was stolen from the other. Police received information from a witness who observed a man walking around one of the residences at approximately 12:00 p.m. The man was described as white, in his 30’s with scruffy facial hair. He was wearing a grey shirt and carrying a back pack.  The witness thought the man was the homeowner and did not call police. Anyone with information about these break and enters is asked to call South Simcoe Police Service at 905-775-3311, 705-436-2141 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477(TIPS).