The Rap Sheet

Armed Robbery in Newmarket


On Saturday, June 9th, 2018 at 3:55 pm the suspect entered Canadian Tire located at 320 Bayfield Street, in the City of Barrie. The suspect selected a Dewalt 20v XR Drill and Driver combo kit off the shelf and left the store failing to pay for the item. The Loss Prevention Officer stopped the male and recovered the stolen merchandise however the suspect fled on foot towards Coulter Street.

Male Sought After Attempt Theft of Power Tools Valued at Over $300Description:

  • Male, white
  • 30 to 40-years-old
  • Short, light brown/blonde hair and blonde goatee
  • 5’10”
  • Full sleeve tattoo on both arms
  • Mark or scar above right eye
  • Wearing a red American Eagle t-shirt, dark coloured shorts and white running shoes

Police are continuing their investigation at this time and wish for anyone who may have information is asked to please contact Constable E Harris of the Barrie Police Service at 705-725-7025 ext. 2516 or Any information can be provided anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or leave an anonymous tip online at


A 15-year-old boy is facing several charges after a South Simcoe Police Service officer was assaulted during an arrest. On Monday, June 18, 2018 around 3:00 a.m., officers were called to an Innisfil home for a report of a disturbance. When officers arrived, they found the suspect sleeping on the couch. Investigation revealed that he had breached terms of a probation order. During the course of the arrest, an officer was assaulted. The accused was charged with Assault a Peace Officer and two counts of Breach of Probation. He was held for a bail hearing.  The officer was physically unhurt.


Investigators with the York Regional Police Hold-Up Unit are seeking public assistance in identifying a suspect following an armed robbery in the Town of Newmarket. On Monday, June 18, 2018, at approximately 4:05 a.m., police were called to a convenience store located in the area of Davis Drive and Main Street South, following an armed robbery. The male suspect entered the store and demanded cash while brandishing a knife. The suspect obtained a quantity of cash and fled from the store towards Davis Drive. The clerk was not physically injured during the incident. The suspect is described as:

  • Male
  • 5’11”
  • Heavy build
  • Wearing a blue jacket, navy shorts, white and black bandanna, carrying a black backpack

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to contact the York Regional Police Hold-Up Unit at 1-866-876-5423, ext. 6631, or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-tips or leave an anonymous tip online at