Barrie resident, 97, ‘terrified’ after break-in

Following up on a call from a personal support worker, Barrie police arrived at a Sunnidale Road house to find its 97-year-old resident “in bed terrified and the house ransacked,” police report.
Detectives believe the responsible person(s) entered around 4:45 a.m. by the breaching the rear door and window. Once inside, the house was ransacked with considerable damage to many rooms. The female resident was not physically hurt, however she was quite shaken, police report.
Police are continuing their investigation at this time and wish for anyone who may have information to please contact Detective Frye of Barrie Police Criminal Investigative Services at 705-725-7025, ext. 2793 or email at
Any information can be provided anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or leave an anonymous tip online at