Garbage Can Used As Getaway Vehicle In Downtown Barrie

Police Hoping to Identify Five Points Theft Suspect

Did you happen to see a guy dragging a garbage can away from the Five Points around midnight this past Friday the 13th?

Barrie Police are trying to identify a suspect they say went into the Tim Horton’s at Dunlop and Bayfield Streets at around 11:30 on the night of Friday, December 13th, and spent about 20 minutes inside. Police claim that time was spent filling a covered garbage can with stolen items before leaving the store, hauling the can as he went.

The suspect is described as:

  • Male
  • White
  • Approximately 30-years-old
  • White partial beard/goatee
  • Wearing a white bandana around face, a blue baseball hat with red logo, a beige hooded sweatshirt/jacket, beige pants, beige skateboard shoes, and blue and grey wool gloves

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Constable M. Hankin of the Barrie Police Service at 705-725-7025 ext.2642 or Any information can be provided anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or leave an anonymous tip online at