Weapons Charges 

(Innisfil, ON) South Simcoe Police Service officers have charged two 20-year-old Barrie residents following a weapons incident in Innisfil.

On Thursday, December 26, 2019, around 6:30 p.m., police were called to a home in the Belle Aire Beach Road and 20th Sideroad area for a report of a person being threatened with a handgun during a dispute at Christmas dinner. The victim also reported being assaulted by a second suspect. The suspects then left the scene in a vehicle. Officers conducted a high risk vehicle stop near Dunlop Street West and Highway 400 in Barrie and the suspects were arrested without incident. Police seized a knife, a baton and a pellet gun and laid a total of ten charges.

A 20-year-old Barrie man was charged with:


Point firearm (2 counts)

Carry concealed weapon (2 counts)

Use imitation firearm while committing offence

Weapons dangerous

Utter threats

A 20-year-old Barrie woman was charged with:

Assault with a weapon

Weapons Dangerous

The two accused were released with a future court date. No one was injured in the incident.

Hit And Run Leads To Impaired Driving Charges  

(Bradford, ON) A 38-year-old Bradford man was charged with impaired driving related offences following a fail to remain collision involving three parked cars.

On Thursday, December 26, 2019 around 1:00 a.m., police were called to the Summerlyn Trail and 8th Line area after a vehicle struck a parked car, pushing the car into two other parked vehicles. The vehicles were unoccupied and no one was hurt. The driver fled the scene on foot. A suspect was arrested nearby and transported to South Division where breath tests resulted in readings of twice the legal limit. A 38-year-old Bradford man was charged with Impaired Driving, Over 80, Dangerous Driving and Failure to Stop After Accident.

His licence was suspended for 90 days and his vehicle impounded for seven days.

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Hit and Run Arrest 

(Bradford, ON) A 61-year-old Bradford man was charged with seven offences following a fail to remain collision in Bradford.

On Monday, December 23, 2019 around 4:30 p.m., South Simcoe Police Service officers received a report of a hit and run collision at the 4-way stop intersection of John Street East and Colbourne Street. The victim was unhurt. The suspect vehicle left the scene. Witnesses provided a description and police identified a suspect due to a previous poor driving history. Officers located the suspect vehicle parked at a business on Holland Street East and the suspect was arrested inside.

As a result of investigation, a 61-year-old Bradford man was charged with:

Unsafe turn

Careless driving

Fail to remain

Fail to report accident

Drive without permit

Drive while under suspension

Drive without insurance

South Simcoe Police Service would like to thank the citizens who came forward to help police resolve this investigation. By working together, we can make a difference.

On Thursday, December 26, 2019, South Simcoe Police Service officers responded to 65 calls for service.