Attempt to ignite gasoline poured on driveway as Barrie police investigate mischief at a south end home

Barrie police are seeking two male suspects after an overnight act of mischief on Sunday at a home on Black Willow Drive, in the area of County Road 27 and Mapleview Drive.

“From available surveillance video, police were able to determine that at approximately 3:30 a.m., two unknown males attended the address, damaged two cars that were parked in the driveway, spray painted the garage and then poured gasoline onto the driveway between the parked cars. Although an attempt was made to ignite the gasoline prior to leaving, the suspects responsible for these mischiefs were unsuccessful,” police said in a news release on Wednesday.

If anyone has information that can assist with the ongoing investigation, email Constable Forrest at If you wish to remain anonymous, please call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at

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