Barrie Shoplifting Suspect Came Prepared

Reusable Bags Used During Five Finger Discount

Barrie Police are hunting for a suspect accused of using his own bags to transport his ill-gotten gains.

Investigators claim a man went into the Bayfield St. Walmart store back on April 29th, carrying his own reusable shopping bags. Its said he filled those bags at the electronics and jewellery departments, before leaving without paying.

The suspect is described as:

  • Male, white
  • Medium build
  • Approximately 35 – 45 years old
  • Dark brown goatee
  • Wearing black pants, light-brown hooded sweatshirt with a black shirt underneath, dark running shoes with a white sole, grey baseball hat with a black logo and black thick-framed glasses.

Investigating officers are asking anyone who may have information to please contact Constable J. Miller of the Barrie Police Service at 705-725-7025 ext. 2716 or jmiller@barriepolice@ca.  Any information can be provided anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or leave an anonymous tip online at