Suspect missed last call at Walmart, left with stolen items

Barrie police investigators are seeking the public’s help in locating a suspect who overstayed his welcome at a local Walmart.
On Saturday, Sept. 8, a suspect entered the Walmart store located on Mapleview Drive, before the store closed for the night. The suspect concealed himself behind merchandise on a shelf in the housewares department, where he appears to have slept for several hours, police report.
At about 1 a.m. on Sept. 9, the suspect emerged, and proceeded to select merchandise from various departments, removing them from the store. Total value of the items stolen is about $4,500.
The suspect is described as a tall, thin, white male. He entered the store wearing a green and yellow hat, a grey t-shirt with peach long sleeves, a black sweater over his shoulders and black and white shoes. He emerged from the shelving wearing the black sweater with a large white logo on the front, with the hood pulled up.
Investigating officers are asking anyone who may have information to please contact Constable T. Howlett of the Barrie Police Service at 705-725-7025 ext. 2638 or Any information can be provided anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or leave an anonymous tip online at