Witnesses Sought After Teenage Girl Approached by Man in Pickup Truck in Bradford 

(Bradford, ON) South Simcoe Police Service officers are seeking witnesses after a teenage girl was approached by a man in a pickup truck in Bradford. The incident occurred on Wednesday, July 29, 2020, at approximately 4:00 p.m. on Line 13 when the girl was approached by a man in a black pickup truck. The man tried to engage her in conversation before driving off. There was no physical contact. The truck was last seen turning southbound on Sideroad 5 from Line 13.

The man is described as black, in his 30’s, bald with a goatee or beard. His vehicle is a black pickup truck. Anyone with information, security video or dash cam video is asked to contact South Simcoe Police Service at 905-775-3311, 705-436-2141 or Crime Stoppers.

South Simcoe Police Service is reminding residents to be vigilant about their personal safety at all times and always be aware of your surroundings. Limit distractions such as texting, talking on your phone or listening to music. Don’t wear headphones so you can hear what is going on around you. Carry a cell phone with you in case of an emergency. Report suspicious people or activities to police and if you have been a victim of a crime, call us.

Impaired Driving 

(Bradford, ON) On Wednesday, July 29, 2020, at 1:00 a.m., a South Simcoe Police Service officer observed a vehicle travelling at a high rate of speed on Holland Street West in Bradford. A traffic stop was conducted and a fail registered on a roadside screening device. The driver was arrested and transported to South Division where breath tests resulted in readings over the legal limit of alcohol. 37-year-old Marc Allan of Bradford was charged with Over 80, Speeding, Drive Motor Vehicle – No Licence and Fail to Have Insurance Card. His licence was suspended for 90 days and his vehicle impounded for seven days. He was released with a future court date.

This long holiday weekend, we want you to have good memories to cherish. Don’t operate a vehicle or a boat under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Impaired driving and impaired boating are both dangerous, illegal and carry the same criminal – and potentially tragic – consequences. Let’s work together to ensure everyone has a fun, safe long weekend!