Impaired Driving/Speeding 

(Bradford, ON) On Sunday, July 19, 2020, a South Simcoe Police Service officer observed a vehicle travelling at a high rate of speed on Bridge Street in Bradford.

A vehicle stop was conducted and the officer detected an odour of alcohol. After a fail was registered on a roadside screening device, the driver was placed under arrest and transported to South Division where breath tests resulted in readings over the legal limit. As a result, 35-year-old Corey Houle of Barrie was charged with Operation While Impaired, Over 80 and Speeding 80 km/h in a 50 km/h zone. His licence was suspended for 90 days and his vehicle impounded for seven days.

He was released with a future court date.

Road safety depends on the decisions you make. Your life can change in an instant. Don’t drink and drive or drive high. Do your part by always driving sober.

Neighbour Dispute Results in Criminal Charges

(Innisfil, ON) A 45-year-old man was charged with assault and uttering threats following an ongoing neighbour dispute in Innisfil.

On Saturday, July 18, 2020, around 9:00 p.m., South Simcoe Police Service officers responded to a call regarding an assault in the Yonge Street and Killarney Beach Road area. Upon arrival, police observed a suspect being restrained by two men. Officers learned the suspect had assaulted a woman. Two men who witnessed the assault came to the woman’s aid. The men were assaulted and all three were threatened by the suspect before the two men restrained him.

45-year-old Daniel Seymour of Innisfil was charged with Assault and Uttering Threats. He was held for a bail hearing.

From Friday, July 17, 2020, to Monday, July 20, 2020, South Simcoe Police Service officers responded to 222 calls for service.