Category: Media Releases
(Innisfil, On) On Friday, May 5, 2017, just after the dinner hour, South Simcoe Police were called to a home in Cookstown. A homeowner had found a teenaged girl burning a large quantity of papers beside his home. He attempted to detain her but she ran off as Innisfil Fire arrived to extinguish the blaze. Officers searched the area and eventually located the suspect. She kicked the arresting officer several times during the arrest. A 15 year old Innisfil girl has been charged with Mischief and Assault Police. She was held in custody and will appear in Youth Court for a bail hearing.
(Bradford, ON) On Saturday, May 6, 2017, just after 9:00 a.m., a South Simcoe Police constable was operating a cruiser with an Automated Licence Plate Reader (ALPR). While on Canal Road, the ALPR alerted him to a suspended driver inquiry on a passing car.
When the officer stopped the car, he discovered that the driver was prohibited from driving due to a criminal court conviction.
A 30 year old Newmarket man was charged with Drive Disqualified. He was released to a future criminal court date. His car has been seized and will be held for 45 days.
(Bradford, ON) On Friday, May 5, 2017, South Simcoe Police received an assault complaint. A woman reported that her estranged brother has entered the trailer she was sleeping in at her parent's home during the night. He assaulted her by slapping and punching her.
On Saturday, May 6, 2017, the suspect was located and arrested. A 33 year old Innisfil man was charged with Assault. He was released to a future court date on conditions he avoid the victim.
Theft of Tools
(Bradford, ON) South Simcoe Police have received two more reports of thefts of tools, including one person victimized for a second time. A Mason Drive resident reported a theft of tools from his vehicle on May 2. A Ondrey Street man reported that on Saturday night, May 6, his truck was entered and a quick cut saw removed from his truck. This is the second time in a week thieves have targeted his truck.
A neighbour spoke to a suspicious male on Ondrey Street around 2:30 a.m. He is described as white, 25 to 30 years old, 5"10 with a thin build with a partial goatee and moustache, wearing a black winter jacket with a fur hood.
Anyone with information on this suspect or these thefts is asked to call South Simcoe Police at 905-775-3311, or Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477.
Theft From Auto
(Innisfil, ON) On Friday, May 5, 2017, a Jans Boulevard resident reported that thieves had enetered his car and stolen an iPod in a black leather case. No suspect information was available to officers.
Residents are reminded that locking your car is only the first defense against thieves. Removing valuable items stops bandits from stealing your things, regardless of whether your car is locked or unlocked. Get an alarm installed and keep an eye on your neighbourhood.
Category: Media Releases
Warrant Arrest From False 9-1-1 Call
(Innisfil, ON) On Wednesday, May 3, 2017, just before noon, South Simcoe Police received a 9-1-1 hang up call from an Innisfil residence. When dispatchers called back, they spoke with a woman who told them she had accidentally called on her cell phone.
An officer was sent to the address to check that everything was in order at the home. When the officer spoke to the woman, he discovered she was wanted by the Ontario Provincial Police. The 36 year old Innisfil woman was arrested and turned over to the O.P.P. for court.
9-1-1 hang ups and misdials waste valuable resources. Each time we receive a 9-1-1 call, we must ensure the safety of everyone at the location. While you may not be arrested like this woman, an officer will ensure your safety. Please dial carefully. If you do call 9-1-1 by mistake, please remain on the line and explain the situation to the calltaker.