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Media Release. Monday, July 31, 2017.

Fraud Arrests

(Bradford, ON) On June 24, 2017, two men defrauded the Home Hardware in Bradford by slight of hand at the cashier's desk. A surveillance photo was widely shared on social media leading to several investigative leads. Later, a second occurrence at the No Frills store was also linked to the suspects. Through investigation and a cooperative investigation with several other police services, Detectives from the South Simcoe Police Service Criminal Investigation Bureau were able to identify the suspects.

On Thursday, June 27, 2017, a 24 year old Toronto man and a 30 year old Toronto man were arrested and jointly charged with two counts of Theft Under $5000 and one count of Fraud Under $5000. They will appear in a Bradford Court in August.

 

Domestic Assault

(Bradford, ON) On Saturday, July 29, 2017, a woman was assaulted by her husband during an argument at her home in Bradford. Afterwards, the victim drove to work and was sitting in her car crying when a York Regional Police officer saw her and came to her aid. She was urged to report the incident to South Simcoe Police Service.

After an investigation, a 53 year old Bradford man was arrested and charged with Domestic Assault. He will be residing elsewhere and has been ordered to avoid the victim while he awaits his August court date. The victim did not require medical attention.

 

Domestic Assault

(Bradford, ON) On Sunday, July 30, 2017, a woman called the South Simcoe Police Service to report an assault which had occurred that morning. Investigators learned that the woman was pinned down during an argument with her boyfriend. Officers attended the home and arrested a 47 year old Chatsworth man, charging him with Domestic Assault.

He was ordered to stay away from the victim and report to court in September. The victim did not require medical attention.

 

Drive Over 80 mgs

(Bradford, ON) On Sunday, July 30, 2017, just after midnight, a South Simcoe Police Service officer was patrolling downtown Bradford. He observed a vehicle driving the wrong way on a one way street and stopped and spoke to the driver. The odour of alcohol was noted on the driver's breath and a Roadside Screening Device Test resulted in a FAIL.

After further testing at the station, a 29 year old Newmarket man was charged with Drive Over 80 mgs. His driver's licence was suspended for 90 days. He will appear in court in September.

 

Shoplifting Arrest

(Innisfil, ON) On Saturday, July 29, 2017, just before the lunch hour, a South Simcoe Police Service officer was called to the No Frills in Alcona. Store security had observed and arrested a woman for theft, after she was seen hiding items in her purse.

A 58 year old Innisfil woman will appear in court in September, charged with Theft Under $5000.

 

Weapons Arrest

(Bradford, ON) On Friday, July 29, 2017, a suspect shoplifted from the 7-11 store in Bradford. South Simcoe Police Service officers arrived soon thereafter, but the suspect had fled prior to police arrival. On Saturday, July 30, 2017, the man returned to the store and police were notified.

The suspect was arrested and during a search, a number of weapons, including a stun gun and pepper spray, as well as a quantity of drugs and drug paraphernalia were found. A 36 year old Bradford man was held in custody for bail, charged with 2 counts of Weapons Dangerous, 2 counts of Carrying a Concealed Weapon, 2 counts of Breach of a Weapons Prohibition, Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking (Heroin), Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking (Hydromorphone), Possession of Heroin, Possession of Hydromorphone, and Possession of Stolen Property.

Media Release. Friday, July 28, 2017.

Mischief

(Innisfil, ON) On Thursday, July 27, 2017, South Simcoe Police Service officers were called to an Alcona home for a neighbour dispute. Investigators heard that a man had been engaged in a series of events designed to annoy and harass his neighbours. While officers were there, they learned of an another ongoing investigation with this suspect involving the neighbours on the other side of his house.

A 40 year old Innisfil man has been charged with two counts of Mischief. He was released to a September court date and has agreed to a no contact clause with the victims.

 

Theft

(Innisfil, ON) On Thursday, July 27, 2017, South Simcoe Police Service officers were called to Legend Boats on Industrial Park Road. Sometime overnight, suspects cut a hole in the fence then removed an outboard engine and a fish finder from a vessel on display. The suspects then escaped along 9th Line.

On July 15, 2017, a similar theft also occurred at Legend Boats. In this case, a large outboard motor was taken, too heavy for just one suspect. A white Chevrolet Tahoe or Suburban was used by the suspects.

Anyone with information on these crimes is asked to call the South Simcoe Police Service or Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Media Release. Tuesday, July 25, 2017.

Vandalism

(Innisfil, ON) On Monday, July 24, 2017, South Simcoe Police Service officers were called to a construction site on Mapleview Drive in Innisfil. Workers report that sometime between Friday night and Monday morning, vandals attended the location and damaged several pieces of heavy equipment. A number of fire extinguishers were also removed and taken from the site.

Anyone with information on this crime is asked to call Constable Brian Riddell at 705-436-2141 extension 1446 or by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. If you wish to remain anonymous, Crimestoppers will take your tip at 1-800-222-8477 or online at www.crimestopperssdm.com

 

Theft Of Tools

(Innisfil, ON) On Monday, July 24, 2017, South Simcoe Police Service officers were summoned to another construction site, this time on Rieve Boulevard at Innisfil Line 3, for a theft of tools. Sometime over the weekend, a suspect pried open a locked construction trailer and removed a Stihl concrete saw and a Champion portable generator. Tips can be called in to Constable Morgan Russell at 705-436-2141 extension 1448 or emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Criminal Harassment

(Innisfil, ON) On Sunday, July 23, 2017, around 1:30 a.m., South Simcoe Police Service officers responded to an Innisfil home for a report of harassment. A woman told investigators that she had recently ended a relationship with a man. The man had been acting jealous and suspicious of her activities and she told that she wanted no more contact with him. Early Sunday morning, she and a friend were asleep on the couch at the friend's home when the suspect walked in uninvited and confronted the two victims. The suspect fled before police arrived.

On Monday, July 24, 2017, the suspect surrendered himself to police. A 52 year old Barrie man was charged with Criminal Harassment and Unlawfully In A Dwelling. He was released on conditions to stay away from the victims. He will appear in court in September.

Media Release. Thursday, July 27, 2017.

Assault Arrest


On Wednesday, July 12, 2017, outside a Bradford hotel, two men became involved in an argument. One of the men assaulted the other leading to a fist fight. During the fight, one of the men sustained a bite wound. A Bradford man  was charged with Assault Causing Bodily Harm and released from custody.


The victim was taken to hospital by ambulance but told that he would also be charged when he returned and he agreed to surrender himself to officers at that time.


The wounded man evaded officers until Wednesday, July 26, when he was located and arrested. He was charged with Assault.
Both men are on conditions to avoid the other. They will appear in court in September.

Media Release. Monday, July 24, 2017.

Sexual Assault

(Innisfil, ON) On Friday, July 21, 2017, a victim approached the South Simcoe Police Service to report a sexual assault. An investigation was conducted and a suspect identified. On Saturday, July 22, 2017, a 19 year old Barrie man surrendered himself to investigators. He has been released on conditions to avoid the victim and charged with three sex related offences. He will appear in court in September.

 

Fail To Comply

(Innisfil, ON) In June, South Simcoe Police Service officers laid domestic violence charges against an Innisfil man. He was placed on conditions to avoid the victim and her address.

On Sunday, July 23, 2017, officers spotted the man's car at the address. He was located inside and arrested. The 27 year old man was held in custody for a bail hearing, charged with Fail To Comply-Undertaking. He will appear in court on Monday.

 

Warrant Arrest

(Innisfil, ON) On Saturday, July 22, 2017, around 10:30 p.m., South Simcoe Police Service officers responded to an Alcona home for an unwanted guest call. A man reported that his estranged son had arrived home and caused a commotion. Officers discovered that the son was wanted on a warrant.

He was located in a vehicle nearby and arrested. The 16 year old was held in custody for a bail hearing on charges of Possession of Marihuana and Possession of Mrihuana for the Purpose of Trafficking.

 

Stolen Vehicle

(Bradford, ON) On Saturday, July 22, 2017, South Simcoe Police Services officers were called to a Bradford home for a theft of a vehicle. The residents of Kathryn Court reported that sometime overnight Friday, a 2013 Mercedes Benz was taken from their driveway.

The vehicle, a white ML550 bearing a personalized plate of ARBNITIS, was taken sometime between 3:00 a.m., and 10:20 a.m. Anyone with information on this case is asked to call South Simcoe Police Service or Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

 

Impaired Driving

(Bradford, ON) On Sunday, July 23, 2017, just before 11:00 p.m., a South Simcoe Police Service officer spotted an e-bike on Holland Street West. Since the vehicle had been modified by having its pedals removed, the officer stopped and spoke to the operator. An odour of alcohol was detected on the man's breath and a Roadside Screening Device test resulted in the man's arrest.

A 38 year old Bradford man was charged with Drive Over 80 mgs, 4 counts of Drive Disqualified and 3 counts of Breach Probation. In addition, he was charged with Drive Under Suspension, G2 Licence Holder-Alcohol and Liquor Readily Available. He was released on conditions to not operate a motor vehicle and will appear in court in August.

e-bike riders should be aware that their vehicle must not be modified in order to maintain its bicycle status. It is illegal to operate a motorized vehicle while impaired by drugs or alcohol.

 

Drive Under Suspension

(Bradford, ON) On Sunday, July 23, 2017, at 8:00 p.m., a South Simcoe Police Service constable was operating a cruiser equipped with an Automated Licence Plate Reader. The equipment alerted him to a passing vehicle. The officer stopped the suspect vehicle in Bradford and discovered that the driver's licence was under suspension. A 38 year old Bradford man was charged with Drive Under Suspension and Fail To Surrender Insurance. He will appear in court in September.

 

Marine Calls

(Innisfil, ON) Officers from the South Simcoe Police Service Marine Unit are patrolling local waterways aboard the John Wardrop II. While checking vessels on Saturday, a man was found to be operating a 14 foot fishing vessel in Kempenfelt Bay without a Pleasure Craft Operator's Card on board. The 43 year old man was issued with an offence notice.

On Sunday, July 23, 2017, around 2:15 p.m., South Simcoe Police Service were notified of a vessel that had lost power somewhere on Lake Simcoe. The operator had launched from Keswick, headed to Barrie, but was unfamiliar with the lake and could not tell officers his position. A search of the lake was begun, and the vessel was eventually located at an Innisfil address with all aboard safe.

Marine officers remind boaters to always have sufficient life jackets on board, signalling devices such as flares and a fully charged cell phone with GPS to assist should they become stranded.

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