Loaded Gun Seized During Traffic Stop 

(Bradford, ON) On Thursday, May 21, 2020, around 12:30 p.m., South Simcoe Police Service officers stopped a vehicle for speeding on Dissette Street in Bradford. Police detected an odour of marijuana and located marijuana in the vehicle.  As the driver was stepping out of the vehicle, officers observed a firearm. A loaded 9mm handgun was seized, the man arrested and transported to the South Division. 27-year-old Deondrea Carol faces numerous firearms charges including Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose, Carrying A Concealed Weapon and Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm. He was held for a bail hearing.

A photo of the seized firearm is attached.

Police Request Public Assistance 

(Bradford, ON) In the early evening hours of Saturday, April 18, 2020, South Simcoe Police Service officers responded to a dispute in the upper apartment of a residence in downtown Bradford. Upon arrival police found an injured man who had been assaulted by two males who were wielding weapons. As well, there were several other persons present in the residence at the time of the incident. The two males fled with the victim’s wallet into a waiting vehicle being driven by an unknown female. Police are asking anyone with information about this incident to contact PC Ellis of South Simcoe Police at 905-775-3311 or 705-436-2141 extension 1402, jon.ellis@southsimcoepolice.ca or to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or www.crimestopperssdm.com.