Bob Bruton, Barrie Examiner

Bob Bruton


Barrie Police Chief Kimberley Greenwood. SUBMITTED

Barrie police will probe 2015, 2016 cases

Barrie city police will review every sexual assault investigation during 2015 and 2016, in response to a national story on the frequency of unfounded reports.

Provincial police cars were parked at Nottawasaga Pines Secondary School Thursday afternoon, where school board officials were notified about online activity. Nottawasaga OPP has a satellite office inside the Angus high school. IAN MCINROY/BARRIE EXAMINER/POSTMEDIA

OPP say there's no threat to safety

ESSA TWP – OPP were at an Angus high school today following a social media posting that is part of an on-going investigation.

GEEP has a de-manufacturing area, which is like an assembly line, where components are taken apart and broken down - including millions of pounds of televisions every year. Contributed photo

Cash in old television set

A man is $100,000 richer after a Barrie recycling company found a cash box in an old television set.

Andrew Fletcher

South Simcoe police react to Globe story

South Simcoe police are reviewing each sexual assault complaint received during the last five years and, once completed, will report the findings to their police board.

Delays in widening Essa Road between Anne Street and Bryne Drive are making it difficult to develop the former Barrie fairgrounds property says Osmington, its Toronto owner. MARK WANZEL photo

Developer cites Essa Road delays

One of Barrie's most visible, largest and well-known properties will likely stay empty a while longer.

After a foot pursuit, a man is in police custody after a downtown Barrie bank was robbed Wednesday afternoon. City police said it happened at the Bank of Montreal at the corner of Collier and Mulcaster streets at approximately 2 p.m. MARK WANZEL/PHOTO

City police have man in custody

A man armed with a knife who tried to rob a downtown Barrie bank was chased and caught by city police officers Wednesday afternoon.