Media Release. Tuesday, March 1, 2022.

K9 Unit Tracks Down Impaired Driver Following Collision

(Innisfil, ON) The South Simcoe Police Service K9 Unit tracked down an impaired driver who fled the scene of a single vehicle collision in Innisfil.
On Monday, February 28, 2022, at approximately 8:50 p.m., police responded to call regarding a suspected impaired driver who drove into a ditch on Shore Acres Drive near Yonge Street. The driver fled the scene on foot through a farm field. The K9 Unit conducted a track and located the suspect hiding in an outbuilding where he was placed under arrest.

As a result of the investigation, 33-year-old Robert Bolender of Sunderland was charged with Operation While Impaired, Operation While Impaired – Excess Blood Alcohol, Resist Arrest and Fail to Remain at the Scene of an Accident. The accused’s licence was suspended for 90 days and his vehicle impounded for seven days. He was released with a future court date.