Category: Media Releases
(Innisfil, ON) On Saturday, September 23, 2017, just before 1:00 a.m., South Simcoe Police received a call, from a concerned citizen, about a vehicle swerving all over the road and almost hitting a cyclist.
Police located and stopped the vehicle on Innisfil Beach Road in Alcona. While the officer was speaking to the male driver, she noted a strong odour of alcohol on the driver's breath and signs of impairment. The driver was charged with Impaired Driving, Drive over 80mgs. His driver's licence was suspended for 90 days and his vehicle impounded for seven days.
A 53 year old Innisfil man was charged with Impaired Driving, Drive over 80mgs. His driver's licence was suspended for 90 days and his vehicle impounded for seven days and will appear in Criminal Court in October of this year.
Speeding and 3 Day Suspension
(Innisfil, ON) On Sunday, September 24, 2017, a member of South Simcoe Police Traffic and Marine Unit was conducting radar along the 25th Sideroad in the Town of Innisfil. Around 2:30 p.m., the officer noticed a Ford F-150 pickup travelling northbound at a high rate of speed. The truck registered 79km/hr in a posted 50 km/h zone. Police stopped the vehicle and while speaking to the male driver an odour of alcohol was detected coming from his mouth. The driver provided a roadside test, the samples provided resulted in a WARN.
A 39 year old man from Innisfil had his licence suspended for 3 days and was issued a ticket for speeding.
(Bradford, ON) On Saturday, September 23, 2017, around 8:20 a.m., a police constable from the South Simcoe Police was on regular patrol in the Town of Bradford West Gwillumbury when his police vehicle's Automatic Licence Plate Reader alerted him to a possible suspended driver. Police stopped the black Toyota Tundra driving on Canal Road and confirmed that the male driver was suspended for unpaid fines. The 39 year old man from Bradford will appear in court this October.
Theft From Grocery Store
(Bradford, ON) On Tuesday, September 19, 2017, around 5:30 p.m., South Simcoe Police attended Zehrs Grocery Store, located in the Town of Bradford West Gwillumbury for a report of a theft that occurred. A man and woman entered the store, both picked up a TV and walked out of the store without attempting to pay for either. The store manager was able to stop the male, who left the TV on the floor, but the female was able to leave with another TV in hand. Both were seen getting into a grey Nissan Sentra. The manager was able to get the licence plate number, that had been reported stolen in August 2016.
The male is described as white, with long hair and full beard, wearing grey sweatpants, red tank top and a black baseball cap.
The female is described as white with brown hair in a ponytail, wearing a black sweater, black capri leggings, sunglasses and a white or blue baseball cap.
The investigation is ongoing.
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Calls for Service
Over the weekend, South Simcoe Police responded to 206 calls for service, pro-active stops and community service events.
Category: Media Releases
(Bradford, ON) On Friday, September 22nd at approximately 7:20 a.m., South Simcoe Police Service were called to the intersection of Line # 9 and 5th Side Road in the Town of Bradford West Gwillimbury.
Two drivers, one operating a 2010 Grey Dodge Dakota pickup truck and the other operating a 2002 Red Mazda Protege 5 became involved in an interaction at the intersection of County Road # 27 and Line # 9. The interaction continued with the two vehicles following each other eastbound on the 9th Line and ended at the intersection of the 9th Line and 5th Side Road. The driver of the Mazda exited his vehicle and approached the pickup truck.
The incident escalated, resulting in the driver of the Mazda Protege 5 falling to the ground and suffering a head injury. He was transported by land ambulance to the Upper Canada Mall where he was transported by Air Ambulance to a Toronto area Trauma Centre. His injuries are considered critical.
South Simcoe Police are appealing for witnesses who may have observed any portion of this incident. Witnesses are asked to contact the investigating officer, Detective Constable Julio Fernandes at (905) 775-3311 extension 1032 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.
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