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
(Innisfil, ON) On January 16, 2017, around 5:00 a.m., a South Simcoe Police officer was on a traffic stop near County Road and 10 Side Road in the Town of Innisfil where he witnessed an east bound car turn north on to 10 Side Road, directly in the path of a west bound car causing a collision. The officer immediately attended the scene. Ambulances were requested as both drivers showed signs of serious injuries. One driver was confined to his vehicle due to extensive damage, the other driver, a 24 year Innisfil man, was taken to a local hospital. The officer formed the opinion that the driver of the eastbound vehicle's ability to operate the vehicle was impaired by alcohol and performed an intoxilyzer test on him at the hospital. As a result, a 24 year old Innisfil man was charged with Impaired Driving and Drive Over 80 mgs.
Impaired/Over 80mgs Drive Under Suspension
(Bradford, ON) On January 16, 2017 around 8:30 p.m., South Simcoe Police received a call about a possible impaired driver on Yonge Street near the Town of Bradford West Gwilimbury. The car pulled over and the investigating officer formed the opinion that the drivers ability was impaired. He was arrested, transported to the South Divison for further testing.
As a result, a 53 year old Bradford man was charged with Impaired Driving, Over 80mgs and Drive Under Suspension. His car was towed and impounded for 7 days. He will appear in Bradford Court at the beginning of February.
You too can play a role in keeping our roadways safe. If you see a suspected impaired driver, you are encouraged to call 9-1-1 and report the incident to police. Police will ask you to provide your location, a description of the vehicle and the last known direction of travel. Safe Roads...Your Call
Theft From Vehicle
(Innisfil, ON) Sometime overnight January 13 to 14, 2017, an unlocked vehicle was entered on Quarry Drive in the Town of Innisfil by an unknown suspect. A number of items were taken including an ipad, a blackberry phone and a bank draft. People are reminded never to leave valuables in your car and to always lock your car. Lock It Or Lose It.
Calls For Service
On Monday, January 16, 2017, South Simcoe Police responded to 78 calls for service, pro-active traffic stops and community service events.