Break and Enter  

(Innisfil, ON) South Simcoe Police Service officers are investigating a break and enter at a business in Stroud.

The break and enter occurred on Sunday, December 1, 2019 around 4:00 a.m. at the business located in the Yonge Street and Glenn Avenue area. A quantity of merchandise was taken. Anyone who witnessed suspicious activity in the area or has any information regarding this break in is asked to call South Simcoe Police Service at 705-436-2141, 905-775-3311 or contact Crime Stoppers.

Impaired Driving/Over 80 

(Innisfil, ON) A 23-year-old Kitchener woman is charged with impaired driving related offences after a traffic stop in Innisfil.

On Saturday, November 30, 2019 around 2:00 a.m., a South Simcoe Police Service officer observed a vehicle driving erratically southbound on Highway 400.  The vehicle exited and turned eastbound onto Innisfil Beach Road. The officer conducted a vehicle stop and while speaking to the female driver, detected an odour of alcohol. A roadside screening device test resulted in a Fail. The driver was transported to North Division where further testing resulted in readings of over the legal limit of alcohol. As a result, a 23-year-old Kitchener woman was charged with Operation While Impaired, Over 80 and Novice Driver BAC Above Zero. Her licence was suspended for 90 days and her vehicle impounded for seven days. She was released with a December court date.

Impaired Driving 

(Innisfil, ON) On Friday, November 29, around 5:15 p.m., South Simcoe Police Service officers were called to a plaza in the Innisfil Beach Road and Adullam Avenue area of Alcona. When officers arrived they located a lone male occupant sitting in the driver’s seat of a running vehicle. Based on evidence at the scene, the man was arrested for impaired operation by drugs. After being cleared medically on scene by County of Simcoe Paramedics, the man was transported to South Division for a Drug Recognition Expert evaluation. As a result, a 29-year-old Bradford man was charged with Impaired Operation by Drugs. His licence was suspended for 90 days and the vehicle impounded for seven days.

Simcoe County Joint Festive RIDE Campaign 

(Simcoe County, ON) On Thursday, November 28, 2019, South Simcoe Police Service joined with our policing partners in Simcoe County to launch the Festive RIDE season. The three day, combined forces initiative involved several detachments of the Ontario Provincial Police, Barrie Police Service and Rama Police.

These are the results from the campaign that featured RIDE checks on November 28, 29 and 30, 2019.

5,555  – Vehicles Stopped

137 – Roadside tests


2 – Disqualified Drivers

5  – Over 80 BAC

2  – Impaired

13 – 3 Day Suspensions

30 – Traffic charges

7 – Cannabis Act

1 – Suspended Driver

5 – Novice BAC

South Simcoe Police Service conducted 189 RIDE programs in 2019 – one RIDE program every 2 days – making it the highest number in recent memory. We will continue our enhanced impaired driving enforcement throughout the holiday season to ensure our roads are safe. “If you don’t make the right choice, we will make it for you.” – Chief Andrew Fletcher.

Cause Disturbance/Assault Police 

(Innisfil, ON) On Saturday, November 30, 2019 around 2:00 a.m., South Simcoe Police Service officers were called to a home in the Jans Boulevard and Anna Maria Avenue area of Alcona for a report of a fight. Police attended and while speaking with two intoxicated men, one of them became aggressive and was arrested. During the arrest, police were assaulted. As a result, a 33-year-old Innisfil man was charged with Cause a Disturbance and two counts of Assault Police. He was eventually released with a court date in January.

From Friday, November 29, 2019 to Monday, December 2, 2019, South Simcoe Police Service officers responded to 245 calls for service.