Commercial Break and Enters

(Bradford, ON)  South Simcoe Police Service officers are appealing for information and security footage following three break and enters at a plaza in Bradford.
On Friday, November 13, 2020, around 7:30 a.m., police were called to the plaza on Bridge Street after three businesses were broken into overnight.  Cash appears to have been targeted but what was taken is still being assessed.  Investigators are trying to determine any possible links to other commercial break-ins in the area.
If you witnessed suspicious activity, have security camera footage, or have any information regarding this occurrence, contact Sgt. Michael Adams at or Crime Stoppers.

Woman Charged with Impaired Driving Following Hit and Run Collision

(Innisfil, ON)   A 31-year-old woman was charged with Impaired Driving, Dangerous Operation and Fail to Remain after police were called to a hit and run collision in Innisfil.
On Tuesday, November 10, 2020, around 8:40 p.m., South Simcoe Police Service officers responded to a call from a citizen reporting that his parked vehicle was hit by another vehicle that drove away in the 7th Line and St. Johns Road area. The victim followed the suspect vehicle to a nearby address. When police arrived on scene, the driver of the suspect vehicle was arrested for impaired operation after a fail was registered on roadside screening device test. She was transported to North Division where breath tests were conducted. As a result of the investigation, 31-year-old Nykyta Gatrell-Moore of Innisfil was charged with Operation While Impaired, Over 80, Dangerous Operation and Failure to Stop After Accident.  She was also issued a provincial offence notice for having cannabis readily available. Her licence was suspended for 90 days and her vehicle impounded for seven days.  She was released with a future court date.

Thank you to the citizen that made the right call and helped us make this arrest.  There are so many options available to avoid driving while you’re impaired by drugs or alcohol.  Have a plan to get home safely. Have a designated driver, use public transit, call a friend or family member for a ride, call a taxi or ride share, or stay overnight. Make good choices and do your part for community safety.

Assault With a Weapon/Resist Arrest

(Innisfil, ON)   A 66-year-old man was charged with Assault with a Weapon and Assault with Intent to Resist Arrest after South Simcoe Police Service officers responded to a recent domestic dispute call in Innisfil.  Once on scene, police learned that a woman had been injured after an object was thrown at her by her spouse. The accused assaulted police and resisted arrest. He was eventually taken into custody, charged and released. The victim did not require hospital treatment.

November is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month.  Everyone has the right to live in safety and with dignity, free from intimidation and the threat of violence.
If you or someone you know is being abused, you can reach the Assaulted Women’s Helpline by calling 414-863-0511 or  toll free 1-866-863-0511. If you are in immediate danger call 911.

On Thursday, November 12, 2020, South Simcoe Police Service officers responded to 83 calls for service.