Arrests in Scrap Metal Theft 

(Bradford, ON) Two Alliston men were charged after South Simcoe Police Service officers responded to a report of a break-in at the Bradford Waste Facility on 12th Line in Bradford. On Friday, August 7, 2020, around 9:00 p.m., officers located two men on the property who were arrested and charged with several offences. 58-year-old Brian Caldeira and 56-year-old Hilary Caldeira, both of Alliston, were charged with Theft Under $5000, Possession of Stolen Goods and Possession of Break In Instruments. A quantity of scrap metal was recovered at the scene. The accused were released with a future court date.

Reporting suspicious activity helps us fight crime. Thank you to the citizen who called us regarding this incident. Our communities are safer when we work together.

Drug Impaired Driving

(Innisfil, ON) On Saturday, August 8, 2020, at 12:19 p.m., South Simcoe Police Service officers responded to a report of a man slumped over the steering wheel of a parked vehicle in the 25th Sideroad and 9th Line area of Innisfil. He was transported to a local hospital by County of Simcoe Paramedics and was subsequently examined by an officer certified as a Drug Recognition Expert. The man was then transported to North Division where he was charged and released with a future court date. 35-year-old Tobias McLaughlin of Barrie was charged with Operation While Impaired – Alcohol and Drugs. His licence was suspended for 90 days and his vehicle impounded for seven days.

3-Day Suspension 

(Innisfil, ON) On Sunday, August 9, 2020, around 2:00 p.m., a South Simcoe Police Service officer observed a vehicle fail to stop for a red light on 25th Sideroad in Innisfil.

Police conducted a traffic stop and detected an odour of alcohol on the driver’s breath. A Caution was registered on a roadside screening device test. As a result of investigation, 40-year-old Shannon Dimonte of Innisfil was charged with a number of offences including Red Light – Fail to Stop, Novice Driver – BAC Above Zero, Fail to have Insurance Card and Driving Motor Vehicle with Open Container of Alcohol. Her licence was suspended for three days.

Alcohol – even one drink – and many drugs can impair your ability to drive safely. Make the right choices and help prevent tragedies. Always drive sober to ensure you arrive alive and protect the lives of other motorists and pedestrians.

From Friday, August 7, 2020, to Monday, August 10, 2020, South Simcoe Police Service officers responded to 270 calls for service.