Media Release. Monday, May 2, 2022.
Police Officer Assaulted During Arrest
(Innisfil, ON) A South Simcoe Police Service officer was assaulted Sunday evening while trying to arrest a man in Innisfil.
On Sunday, May 1, 2022, at approximately 9:50 p.m., police were called to a store in the area of Jans Boulevard and Innisfil Beach Beach Road for a reported theft.
Once on scene, officers learned that a man was refused service because he was intoxicated. He left the store without paying for his alcohol and threatened store employees. When police attempted to place the man in custody, he resisted arrest and one officer was assaulted. The officer was treated in hospital and released.
As a result of the investigation, 34-year-old Garin Kilpatrick of Barrie was charged with Assault a Peace Officer, Assault with Intent to Resist Arrest, Utter Threats, Cause Disturbance, Theft Under $5,000 and Mischief Under $5,000. He was released with a future court date.
Failure Or Refusal to Comply With Demand
(Innisfil, ON) On Sunday, May 1, 2022, at approximately 12:50 a.m., South Simcoe Police Service officers responded to a driving complaint in the area of 20th Sideroad and Webster Boulevard in Innisfil. Police located the vehicle and the driver. As a result of the investigation, 39-year-old Hugo Mena of Innisfil was charged with Failure or Refusal to Comply with Demand. His licence was suspended for 90 days and his vehicle impounded for seven days.
Operation While Impaired/Failure or Refusal to Comply with Demand
(Innisfil, ON) On Saturday, April 30, 2022, at approximately 6:49 a.m., South Simcoe Police Service officers responded to a call from a citizen about a possible single vehicle collision on Victoria Street East in Innisfil. When police arrived, they located a vehicle with front end damage. As a result of the investigation, 45-year-old Jodo Ibrahim of Innisfil was charged with Operation While Impaired and Failure or Refusal to Comply with Demand. His licence was suspended for 90 days and his vehicle impounded for seven days.
Driving under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol is a crime in progress. We thank the citizens who call 911 when they see a suspected impaired driver.
Together we can help keep our roads safe.
From Friday, April 29, 2022, to Monday, May 2, 2022, the South Simcoe Police Service responded to 231 calls for service.