The Rap Sheet

Thursday September 7

Barrie Police

Barrie Police are seeking the public’s assistance identifying a male following a theft at the LCBO at 534 Bayfield Street. Video surveillance captured the incident just before 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 12, 2017. The suspect had been confronted by an employee after he had been observed concealing two bottles of vodka into his backpack. Despite being confronted, the suspect fled the store with the merchandise and was last seen walking south on Bayfield Street. The suspect is described as:

  • Male, white (30 to 34 yrs.)
  • Medium build, 5’6”
  • Short black hair
  • Wearing a black hoodie, grey shorts, blue “Adidas” shoes with white stripes and carrying a black backpack

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Hennessy of the Barrie Police Service at 705-725-7025, ext.2717, or  call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

Huronia West OPP

On September 6, 2017 at approximately 4:00 p.m., a member of the Huronia West Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) located and stopped a motor vehicle on County Road #6 in which a Police check revealed that the registered owner of the vehicle was suspended from driving. Once stopped Police identified the driver of this motor vehicle was indeed the registered owner and it was confirmed that the driver was operating this motor vehicle while her driver’s licence was under suspension. A 60-year-old Sudbury woman is charged with Driving while under Suspension.

South Simcoe Police

On Wednesday, September 6, 2017, South Simcoe Police Service officers investigated two daytime residential break-ins in Bradford. One home was entered on Colborne Street, the second on Magani Avenue. In each case, entry was gained by cutting a screen on a ground floor window that was not closed. A quantity of jewelry was taken from one home, credit cards from the other. Anyone with information is asked to call the South Simcoe Police Service or Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

On Wednesday, September 6, 2017, South Simcoe Police Service officers received two reports of vehicles entered overnight in Bradford. In each case, change and sunglasses were stolen. One vehicle was parked on Hodgson Road, the other on Agar Avenue. Locking your vehicle and removing valuables is the best option to avoid this situation.

On Wednesday, September 6, 2017, two Innisfil men, jointly charged in an assault incident earlier this year, surrendered themselves to South Simcoe Police Service officers. The men had been wanted for missing court on August 10 in relation to the assault charges. They now face an additional charge of Fail To Appear-Court. They were held in custody for a bail hearing.

Southern Georgian Bay OPP

The Southern Georgian Bay Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) was kept busy over the Labour Day Weekend ensuring the safety of the public travelling upon the roadways and highways within the detachment area. The Labour Day Weekend Distracted Driving Campaign, which ran from September 1-4, 2017, resulted in a significant number of traffic related charges on the last official long weekend of the summer. No Distracted Driving or Impaired Driving charges were laid during the long weekend period, however excess speed was an apparent issue. Please see the attached breakdown below with respect to traffic related enforcement charges that were laid.

Speeding – 78

Distracted Driving – 0

Seatbelts – 4

Other Moving Violations – 3

Compulsory Automobile Insurance Act- 5

Impaired Driving- 0

Stunt/Racing – 2

Criminal Driving offences – 1

Other Highway Traffic Act- 9