Early morning break & enter in Essa township leads to charges for two Barrie residents

Bail hearings pending for both suspects

Two Barrie residents are facing a laundry list of charges following a report of a break & enter in Essa Township earlier this week.

Just before 9 am on Monday May 25th, Nottawasaga OPP responded to a home in the area of 9th Line and County Road 90, in Essa Township when a homeowner was awakened during a break an enter.

The homeowner also reported that a vehicle was stolen.

Suspects where located in the area of Highway 27, south of County Road 90. Police say one suspect was taken into custody while the other fled on foot, eventually stealing another vehicle and traveling into Barrie.

Police say that suspect was apprehended near Ferndale drive and Edgehill Drive in Barrie.

Both are now in custody and face multiple charges.