Suspect Acquires Side-by-Side UTV with Fraudulent Credit Card

Barrie, Ontario – The Barrie Police has recently received video surveillance and are seeking the public’s assistance to identify a suspect responsible for purchasing a side-by-side Polaris UTV with a fraudulent credit card at a local Polaris dealer in Barrie on Monday, August, 8, 2016.

The suspect had the UTV scheduled to be delivered to an address in Lake Joseph and at the last minute had the delivery redirected to an address in North York. The suspect was present for the delivery and had the UTV off loaded into a 5 ton GMC panel truck by four younger males. The suspect had been observed driving a ’99 white Chrysler Town and Country van.

The Polaris dealer became aware of the fraudulent purchase upon being contacted by the credit card company.

The investigation is ongoing.

The suspect is described as;

Male, white
Eastern European accent
Approx. 60 yrs.
Medium build
Grey short hair
Wears glasses

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Westcott of the Barrie Police Service at 705-725-7025 ext.2614, [email protected] or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS, or leave an anonymous tip online at

Occurrence: BA16052219

Barrie Police Service


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