- 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.