Impaired Driving

(Bradford/Innisfil, ON) South Simcoe Police Service officers laid a number of impaired-driving related charges over the weekend.

-A 67-year-old Innisfil woman was charged with Over 80 and Driving While Under Suspension after officers located a vehicle stopped on St. Johns Road in Innisfil facing north in the southbound lane.

-A 50-year-old Innisfil woman was charged with Impaired Operation and Over 80 after police were called about a vehicle driving erratically without its lights on in the Innisfil Beach Road and 20th Sideroad area of Alcona. Breath tests resulted in readings of more than double the legal limit of alcohol.

-A 25-year-old Innisfil woman was charged with Impaired Operation and Over 80 after police received a call about a vehicle driving erratically at a high rate of speed that ended up striking a small tree in the 20th Sideroad and Lormel Gate area of Innisfil. There were no injuries.

In each of the above cases, the drivers’ licence was suspended for 90 days and their vehicles impounded for seven days. We will continue our fight against impaired drivers and we want to thank you for being our eyes and ears in the community. By calling 9-1-1 to report suspected impaired drivers, you are stopping a crime in progress and helping us keep our roads safe.

Project ERASE

(Bradford, ON) ICYMI: On the evening of Friday, August 9, 2019, South Simcoe Police Service participated in a multi-agency enforcement campaign in Bradford targeting speeding and exhaust noise. The Project ERASE campaign stands for Eliminate Racing Activity On Streets Everywhere. More than 100 charges were laid including noise violations and dozens of speeding tickets.

The traffic stops included:

-A 58-year-old Beeton man stopped for speeding (77 km/h in a 50 km/h zone) was also issued a three day licence suspension after a roadside test resulted in a caution.

-A 58-year-old Orillia man stopped for speeding (83 km/h in a 50 km/h zone) was also issued a three day licence suspension after a roadside test resulted in a caution.

-A 21-year-old Bradford man had his licence plates seized when an inspection revealed his vehicle’s complete exhaust system had been modified including the removal of the vehicle’s emission control equipment. He had been ticketed for noise two days prior.

-A 24-year-old man had his G2 licence suspended after testing positive for the presence of drugs. An additional 4 drivers were tested for drugs and alcohol yielding two additional suspensions. (See two occurrences above re: suspensions).

Thank you to the policing and public safety partners who took part in Project ERASE North in Bradford and Barrie: York Regional Police, Ontario Provincial Police, Halton Regional Police, Peel Regional Police, Barrie Police Service, Ministry of Environment and Bradford ByLaw. We will maintain our ongoing efforts to respond to traffic and noise complaints in our communities. Road safety is a top priority.

Domestic Assault

(Bradford, ON) A 39-year-old Keswick man was charged with assault and forcible confinement after a woman recently reported a 2018 incident involving her ex-husband. The woman said she was assaulted and confined during the incident that took place at a home in Bradford. The accused was released with a future court date. Police provided a safety plan to the victim.

Domestic violence is any use of physical or sexual force, actual or threatened, by your partner or ex-partner. Being married does not change this. A person committing these acts can be arrested, charged, convicted and jailed.

For more information visit https://www.attorneygeneral.jus.gov.on.ca/english/family/violence.php. For information about the Victim Crisis Assistance and Referral Service (VCARS) visit our website https://southsimcoepolice.on.ca/partnerships/v-c-a-r-s/ . 

 

 





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