Weekend Impaired Driving Charges
(Bradford, ON) A 56-year-old Pefferlaw man was charged with Over 80 after police stopped a speeding vehicle in Bradford.
On Saturday, March 7, 2020, around 9:30 a.m., a South Simcoe Police Service officer conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle that was tracked at 80 km/h in a posted 60 km/h zone. The officer detected an odour of alcohol and the driver was arrested after failing a roadside screening device test. He was transported to South Division for further testing.
As a result of investigation, 56-year-old Steven Brown of Pefferlaw was charged with Over 80, Failure or Refusal to Comply with Demand and Speeding. He was issued a 90-day driving suspension and his vehicle was impounded for seven days.
(Innisfil, ON) A 39-year-old Alliston woman was charged with Operation While Impaired and Over 80 following a collision in Innisfil.
On Saturday, March 7, 2020, around 5:30 p.m., South Simcoe Police Service officers were dispatched to the intersection of Innisfil Beach Road and the 5th Line for a two-vehicle collision. One of the drivers was arrested after police detected an odour of alcohol. Subsequent breath tests resulted in readings over the legal limit.
As a result of investigation, 39-year-old Laura Hutchinson of Alliston was charged with Operation While Impaired and Over 80. Her licence was suspended for 90 days and her vehicle impounded for seven days.
Road safety is a top priority for South Simcoe Police Service. We remain vigilant 24/7 and officers always keep a watchful eye for impaired drivers in our communities. If you spot a suspected impaired driver, call 911.
(Innisfil, ON) South Simcoe Police Service officers are appealing for information following a suspicious fire.
On Sunday, March 8, 2020, around 11:00 p.m., police responded to the 6th Line and 20th Sideroad area of Innisfil for a fire at an abandoned house. Innisfil Fire and Rescue Service extinguished the fire and no one was injured.
Anyone with information regarding the fire is asked to contact South Simcoe Police Service or Crime Stoppers.
From Friday, March 6, 2020 to Monday, March 9, 2020, South Simcoe Police Service officers responded to 265 calls for service.