- Category: Media Releases
Drive Over 80 mgs
(Innisfil, ON) On Saturday, June 10, 2017, just before 5:00 a.m., officers from the South Simcoe Police Service were called to Lynn Street in Stroud for an argument on the street.
When officers arrived, they spoke to a man who told them he had been arguing with his girlfriend. While he was speaking to the officers, the woman drove by at a high rate of speed. She was stopped nearby where she admitted to drinking. She was given a roadside screening device test, resulting in a FAIL. After further testing at the station, a 26 year old Barrie woman was charged with Drive Over 80 mgs and Fail To Comply Undertaking. The woman was on a previous bail condition to avoid the man with whom she had been arguing.
Her licence has been suspended for 90 days and her car impounded. She was held in custody for a bail hearing.
(Bradford, ON) On Saturday, June 10, 2017, just after 8:00 a.m., South Simcoe Police Service officers were sent to a Magani Avenue home for an assault. At the scene officers spoke with a man who told them that he had tried to stop an argument between his father and his mother in law. He had been assaulted by his father who had since fled. The victim's wife also reported that the suspect had assaulted her on a previous occasion.
The suspect was located and held for a bail hearing, charged with two counts of Assault.
Young Driver- BAC Above Zero
(Bradford, ON) On Sunday, June 11, 2017, at 1:45 a.m., a South Simcoe Police Service constable was stopped at a traffic light in Bradford. His attention was drawn to a vehicle opposite him which started into the intersection before the light changed. When the officer stopped and spoke to the driver, he noted the odour of alcohol. A roadside screening device test was conducted. As a result, the 21 year old driver was charged with Young Driver- BAC Above Zero. His driver's licence was suspended for 24 hours.
Drive Over 80 mgs.
(Innisfil, ON) On Sunday, June 11, 2017, just before 3:30 a.m., a South Simcoe Police Service constable was dispatched to a single motor vehicle collision at the intersection of Webster Boulevard and Benson Street in Alcona.
The officer determined that a car had struck a stop sign at the intersection. When he spoke to the driver of the car, the officer noted the smell of alcohol on the man's breath. A roadside screening device test was conducted and a result of FAIL was obtained. After further testing at the station, a 19 year old Innisfil man was charged with Drive Over 80 mgs. His driver's licence has been suspended for 90 days and his car impounded. He will appear in court later this month.
Drive Under Suspension
(Bradford, ON) On Sunday, June 11, 2017, just after 1:00 p.m., a South Simcoe Police Service constable was patrolling Yonge Street in Bradford.
He saw a car that he knew was owned by a suspended driver. He was able to stop the car and after a short investigation, a 25 year old Bradford woman was charged with Drive Under Suspension and No Validation On Plate.
She will appear in court in July.