Warn Range Suspension/Open Liquor 

(Innisfil, ON) A noon hour traffic stop resulted in a warn range suspension for an Innisfil man and the seizure of a quantity of alcohol.

On Friday, February 1, 2019, at 12:15 p.m., a South Simcoe Police Service officer was conducting traffic enforcement on Big Bay Point Road near Lake Simcoe.

A vehicle stop was initiated and the officer detected an odour of alcohol. A caution was registered on a roadside screening device and a quantity of alcohol was seized from the vehicle. A 64-year-old Innisfil man was handed a three-day licence suspension, ticketed for an expired licence and having open liquor in a vehicle.

Officers have conducted 62 traffic stops in the last 24 hours. One officer on roving speed enforcement in Bradford and Innisfil on Friday, February 1, 2019 issued over 20 speeding tickets and a number of cautions. Among those speeding tickets were seven drivers stopped on County Road 27 outside Cookstown Central Public School. They were charged with speeding in a Community Safety Zone including one motorist clocked at 81 km/h in the posted 40 km/h zone.

This is Super Bowl weekend and that means our RIDE programs will be conducted to ensure road safety. You have fair warning and lots of time to plan your ride. Arrange for a designated driver or overnight accommodations. Use Uber or taxi services. Enjoy this weekend’s Super Bowl responsibly and don’t drive impaired.

On Thursday, January 31, 2019, South Simcoe Police Service officers responded to 72 calls for service.