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) South Simcoe Police are requesting the assistance of the public in a stolen vehicle investigation. A Barrie man reported that on Tuesday, October 11, 2016, he parked his beige 2004 Jeep Wrangler in the 88/400 commuter lot in Bradford around 5:30 p.m. When he returned at 11:30 p.m., he found the vehicle missing and broken glass on the ground. The keys were left in the glove box. Anyone with information on this theft is asked to call South Simcoe Police or Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477.
Citizens are reminded to support our #LockItOrLoseIt program by securing valuables and locking their vehicles.
(Innisfil, ON) On Tuesday, October 11, 2016, a South Simcoe Police constable operating a cruiser equipped with an Automated Licence Plate Reader was alerted to a passing car in Stroud. When he stopped the car, he found the licence plate validation expired, and the driver under suspension. An 85 year old Innisfil man is facing charges of Drive Under Suspension, No Validation On Plate and Fail To Carry Proof of Insurance.