Over 80/Impaired Driving 

(Bradford, ON) A 59-year-old Bradford woman was charged with Over 80 and Impaired Driving following a single-vehicle collision in Bradford.

On Sunday, February 2, 2020, around 2:00 a.m., South Simcoe Police Service officers responded to a collision where a vehicle had mounted a barrier in a parking lot in the area of Line 6 and Walker Avenue. After a Fail was registered on a roadside screening device, the driver was transported to South Division. Breath tests resulted in readings of over twice the legal limit. A 59-year-old Bradford woman was charged with Over 80 and Impaired Driving. Her licence was suspended for 90 days and her vehicle impounded for seven days.

Over 80/Impaired Driving 

(Bradford, ON) A 47-year-old Bradford woman was charged with Over 80 and Impaired Driving after a citizen called 911 to report a suspected impaired driver.

On Saturday, February 1, 2020, just after 10:00 p.m., police located the vehicle in the Rutherford Road and Langford Boulevard area of Bradford. When speaking to the driver, police detected an odour of alcohol and other signs of impairment. The driver was arrested and transported to South Division where breath tests resulted in readings of nearly twice the legal limit of alcohol. A 47-year-old Bradford woman was charged with Over 80 and Impaired Driving. Her licence was suspended for 90 days and her vehicle impounded for seven days.

Thank you to the citizen who called 911 to report a suspected impaired driver. By making the call, you made our communities safer by helping us apprehend an impaired driver.

Speeding/Stunt Driving 

(Innisfil, ON) A 22-year-old Barrie man was charged with Speeding and Stunt Driving following a traffic stop in Innisfil.

On Friday, January 31, 2020, around 4:00 p.m., a South Simcoe Police Service officer conducting speed enforcement on Yonge Street near Stroud observed a northbound vehicle travelling at a high rate of speed. The vehicle was tracked through an 80 km/h zone into a 50 zone at speeds in excess of 60 kilometres of the posted speed limit. A traffic stop was conducted and a 22-year-old Barrie man was charged with Speeding and Stunt Driving. His licence was suspended for seven days and his vehicle impounded for seven days.

He was released with a future court date.

Speed kills. Twenty-seven percent of fatalities and 19% of serious injuries involve speeding. Forty percent of speeding drivers involved in fatal crashes were 16 to 24 years of age. Slow down and arrive alive.

From Friday, January 31, 2020 to Monday, February 3, 2020, South Simcoe Police Service officers responded to 218 calls for service.

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