Media Release. Monday, January 23, 2023.

Impaired Driving Offences

(Innisfil/Bradford, ON)  The South Simcoe Police Service laid the following impaired driving charges from Friday, January 20, 2023 to Monday, January 23, 2023.

On Monday, January 23, 2023, at 12:16 a.m., police were notified of a driver asleep at the wheel at the intersection of Dissette street and Holland Street in the Town of Bradford West Gwillimbury. Police later located the vehicle on the 8th Line and conducted a traffic stop. As a result of an investigation, 49-year-old Jhonny Cartagena Salazar of Newmarket was charged with Operation While Impaired and Operation While Impaired – Excess Blood Alcohol. His licence was suspended for 90 days and his vehicle impounded for seven days.

On Sunday, January 22, 2023, at approximately 7:30 p.m., police were called regarding a fail to remain collision on Holland Street East in the Town of Bradford West Gwillimbury. The suspect vehicle was subsequently located. As a result of an investigation, 29-year-old Jake Johnson of Bradford was charged with Operation While Impaired, Failure or Refusal to Comply with Demand, Dangerous Operation, Failure to Stop After Accident, Failure to Report Accident, Novice Driver Blood Alcohol Content Above Zero and Have Care or Control of a Vehicle with Cannabis Readily Available. His licence was suspended for 90 days and his vehicle impounded for seven days.

On Friday, January 20, 2023, at approximately 11:00 p.m., police received a driving complaint from a citizen and located the vehicle in question in the area of Yonge Street and Highway 89 in the Town of Innisfil. As a result of an investigation, 22-year-old Cameron Gunderson of Wasaga Beach was charged with Operation While
Impaired – Excess Blood Alcohol. His licence was suspended for 90 days and his vehicle impounded for seven days.

Drivers are reminded to do their part for road safety by never driving after consuming alcohol or drugs and never letting anyone else drive if they know or suspect that they have consumed either. If you suspect someone is driving while impaired by alcohol or drugs, it is important to call 9-1-1 to report it.

 

From Friday, January 20, 2023, to Monday, January 24, 2023, the South Simcoe Police Service responded to 333 calls for service.





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