Thefts from Vehicles

(Bradford, ON) South Simcoe Police Service officers are investigating a series of thefts from vehicles in Bradford.

On Friday, November 23, 2018, police were dispatched to four separate occurrences for thefts from vehicles where entry was gained by breaking a window. All of the incidents happened between 5:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. at community centres and sports complexes.

Anyone with information regarding these thefts is asked to contact us at 905-775-3311, 705-436-2141 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477(TIPS).

South Simcoe Police Service would like to remind residents not to leave valuables in your vehicle, even if it is locked. Tomorrow is the launch of the annual Lock Or Lose It Campaign but properly securing your vehicle in just one step to protecting yourself against thieves.

Shoplifting Arrests 

(Bradford, ON) Footprints helped lead to the arrest of two shoplifting suspects in Bradford.

On Saturday, November 24, 2018, South Simcoe Police Service officers were dispatched to a store in Bradford for a report of a theft. A loss prevention officer had followed two suspects outside of the store but the suspects took off on foot when told they were under arrest. They were seen running behind a building under construction on Holland St. West. Police attended the area and noticed footprints leading to a tree beside the building. The suspects were located and arrested without incident.

A 26-year-old woman from Toronto and a 34-year-old man from Mississauga are both charged with Theft Under $5,000.

Assault/Utter Threats 

(Bradford, ON) A 44-year-old Bradford man is charged with Assault, Uttering Threats and Mischief after police were called to a Bradford home.

On Saturday, November 24, 2018 around 8:30 p.m. officers were dispatched to a home for a report of a domestic dispute. Once on scene, officers learned that a 36-year-old woman had been assaulted during a verbal altercation with her husband and the home was damaged. The woman did not require medical attention.

The man was placed under arrest and transported to South Division. He was later released with a future court date.

Safety planning and other community support contacts were provided to the victim.

Any form of domestic violence is never okay. Please don’t hesitate to call us if you are a victim. We will respond, vigorously investigate these incidents and ensure your safety.

From Friday, November 23, 2018 to Monday, November 26, 2018, South Simcoe Police Service officers responded to 184 calls for service.