Category: Media Releases
UPDATE-Serious Motor Vehicle Collision
(Innisfil, ON) On Wednesday, May 17, 2017, just before 1:20 p.m., South Simcoe Police Service officers, along with Simcoe County Paramedics and Innisfil Fire, were called to a motorcycle/car collision on 10 Sideroad just north of the 3rd Line of Innisfil.
The driver of the motorcycle, a 61 year old Bradford man was taken to a local hospital, then transferred to a Toronto Trauma Centre where he remains with critical, life threatening injuries.
The car driver, a 76 year old woman from Cookstown, was not injured.
The investigation is continuing; charges against the car driver are expected.
The South Simcoe Police Service reminds drivers that motorcycles have reappeared on our roads along with the warmer weather. Please look twice before pulling into traffic or making a turn.
(Innisfil, ON) On Wednesday, May 17, 2017, at 2:45 p.m., officers from the South Simcoe Police Service responded to a two car collision on Jans Boulevard in Alcona. A vehicle was stopped waiting to turn into a driveway when it was struck from behind by another car. The driver of the stopped car was treated at hospital for minor injuries.
The driver of the second car, a 17 year old Innisfil boy, was charged with Careless Driving.
(Innisfil, ON) In February, a 49 year old Barrie man failed to appear in Bradford court on fraud charges. A Bench Warrant was issued for his arrest.
On Thursday, May 18, 2017, the man was located and arrested by Barrie Police. He was transferred to the custody of the South Simcoe Police Service and held for a bail hearing. He faces an additional charge of Fail To Appear.
Category: Media Releases
Impaired By Drug
(Bradford, ON) On Monday, May 15, 2017, South Simcoe Police were responding to a call of an argument in Bradford. The suspect was described as driving a GMC truck, which an officer spotted on Magani Avenue. He spoke to the driver and recognized him as being wanted on a warrant. The man was arrested and during the arrest the officer noted several indications of impairment. He also located a quantity of suspected heroin in the man's pocket. A 40 year old Bradford man was held in custody for a bail hearing on charges of Refuse Drug Evaluation, Possession of Heroin and 2 counts of Breach of Recognizance. He was also charged with Drive Under Suspension.
Mischief Under $5000
(Innisfil, ON) On Monday, May 15, 2017 just before 6:00 p.m., South Simcoe Police attended an Innisfil home for a report of damage. Responding officers spoke to a man who reported that he and his teenaged son had argued. His son had damaged numerous items and walls inside the home. A 16 year old youth has been held in custody for a bail hearing charged with Mischief Under $5000. He will appear in Youth Court today.
Unlawfully In A Dwelling
(Innisfil, ON) On Monday, May 15, 2017, around 9:00 a.m., South Simcoe Police were called to an Innisfil home, after a man found a squatter living in his boathouse. The man left before officers arrived but he was quickly located and arrested. Investigation revealed that the man has been living unnoticed in the boathouse for several months. A 32 year old man of no fixed address has been held in custody for a bail hearing charged with Unlawfully in a Dwelling.
(Bradford, ON) On Thursday, May 12, 2017, two youths were robbed on Simcoe Road in Bradford. On Saturday, May 13, 2017, just after 11:00 p.m., a South Simcoe Police constable located a suspect and identified him as being involved. A 16 year old boy has been charged with Robbery. He was released to a future court date. The investigation is continuing and more arrests are anticipated.
Theft of Gas
(Bradford, ON) On the morning of Saturday, May 13, 2017, South Simcoe Police were called to a Bradford gas station for a report of theft of gas. Through investigation and the use of surveillance video, the officer was able to identify the vehicle and the driver. The same suspect is responsible for two other thefts of gas at this location over the last two weeks.
On Monday, May 15, 2017, the suspect, a 17 year old Bradford boy, was located and charged with three counts of Theft Under $5000.
He will appear in court at a later date.
Theft From Auto Arrest
(Innisfil, ON) On Saturday, May 13, 2017, just after midnight, South Simcoe Police were notified of a suspect entering cars in the Hill Street/ Inniswood St. neighbourhood. While investigating, the officer was approached by several citizens who had seen the suspect during the thefts. As they were taking to the officer, the suspect walked by and was pointed out.
He was arrested and investigated. A 17 year old Innisfil youth was charged with Theft Under $5000, Break and Enter and Possession of Stolen Property. The youth will appear in court at a later date. The investigation is continuing and more charges may be laid.
This is a fine example of community engagement where the citizens of the neighbourhood become the eyes and ears of the police. The South Simcoe Police applaud the actions of these citizens in looking out for their fellow neighbours.
(Innisfil, ON) On Saturday, May 13, 2017 around 8:30 p.m., South Simcoe Police were called by a concerned citizen who reported a possibly impaired driver at the LCBO in Alcona. A responding officer stopped the suspect vehicle and spoke with the driver. No signs of impairment were noted but the man's driver's licence was under suspension. A 44 year old Innisfil man has been charged with Drive Under Suspension. He will appear in court at a later date.
(Innisfil, ON) On Friday, May 12, 2017, a bicycle was stolen from Lakeside Retirement Centre on Innisfil Beach Road. The bike is described as an orange "Gary Fisher Mamba" mountain bike with black accents. It has Hutchison Chameleon tires with green lettering. Anyone with information on this theft is asked to call South Simcoe Police or Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477.