Media Release. Tuesday, June 15, 2021.
(Bradford, ON) On Monday, June 14, 2021, at approximately 8:30 a.m., a South Simcoe Police Service officer observed a vehicle travelling at a high rate of speed in the area of Yonge Street and Line 8 in Bradford. A speed measurement was obtained of 101 km/h in the posted 50 km/h zone and a vehicle stop was conducted. As a result of the investigation, 47-year-old Bratislav Jakovljevic of Bradford was charged with Stunt Driving and Speeding. His licence was suspended for seven days and his vehicle was impounded for seven days.
No appointment, meeting or deadline is worth risking your life or placing other motorists and pedestrians in danger. Slow down and do your part for road safety.
Impaired Operation Causing Bodily Harm
(Innisfil, ON) An Innisfil man was charged with Impaired Operation Causing Bodily harm after a collision involving two off-road vehicles in Innisfil.
On Sunday, June 13, 2021, at approximately 6:50 p.m., an ATV collided with a Side-By-Side on a dirt trail in the area of Belle Aire Beach Road east of 20th Sideroad. The collision caused the ATV to roll onto its side, throwing the male driver and a female passenger from the vehicle. The passenger was transported to hospital with a serious, non-life-threatening injuries. The driver had minor injuries. The Side-By-Side driver was not hurt but the vehicle had extensive damage.
As a result of the investigation, the ATV driver, 31-year-old Joshua Messenger of Innisfil, was charged with Impaired Operation Causing Bodily Harm, Operation While Impaired and Operation While Impaired – Excess Blood Alcohol. His licence was suspended for 90 days and his vehicle impounded for seven days.
(Innisfil, ON) On Saturday, June 12, 2021, the South Simcoe Police Service was called regarding a man sleeping in a vehicle after it pulled into a gas station parking lot on County Road 89 in Innisfil.
Upon arrival, witnesses told police that the vehicle had been driving erratically prior to stopping. As officers approached the vehicle, the driver exited and spoke to police. He was subsequently cleared by paramedics and arrested for impaired operation.
As a result of the investigation, 48-year-old Barry Pilozo of Innisfil was charged with Operation While Impaired, Operation While Impaired – Excess Blood Alcohol, Driving While Under Suspension, Open Liquor and Drive Without Insurance. His licence was suspended for 90 days and his vehicle impounded for seven days.
Regardless of whether you are operating a car, an off-road vehicle or even a boat, impaired is impaired and the penalties are the same. Always drive sober no what matter you’re driving.