Arson  

(Innisfil, ON) A 61-year-old Innisfil man has been charged with Arson and two counts of Mischief Endangering Life following a trailer fire in Stroud.

On Sunday, October 20, 2019 around 8:20 a.m., police responded to a report of a trailer fire on Victoria Street. No one was injured as a result of the flames and smoke but heat from the blaze damaged two neighbouring homes and four vehicles. As a result of investigation, a 61-year-old man was charged with Arson and two counts of Mischief Endangering Life. He was held for a bail hearing. Investigators from the Ontario Fire Marshal’s Office were on scene on Monday, October 21, 2019.

Impaired Driving/Over 80 

(Innisfil, ON) A 37-year-old Innisfil man was charged with Impaired Driving and Over 80 after police were called about a suspected impaired driver.

On Sunday, October 20, 2019 at 2:30 a.m., a citizen called South Simcoe Police Service to report a vehicle driving erratically and below the posted speed limit on Innisfil Beach Road. After a traffic stop, the driver was arrested for impaired driving and transported to North Division where breath tests readings were almost three times over the legal limit. A 37-year-old Innisfil man was charged with Impaired Driving and Over 80. He was issued a 90-day licence suspension and a seven-day vehicle impoundment.

Impaired Driving/Over 80

(Bradford, ON) A 33-year-old Keswick woman was charged with Impaired Driving and Over 80 after police stopped a vehicle for speeding in Bradford. On Saturday October 19, 2019 around 10:30 p.m., an officer conducted a traffic stop after a vehicle was clocked at 75 km/h in a posted 50 km/h zone on Dissette Street. The driver was transported to South Division after a fail was registered on a roadside screening device test. Further testing resulted in readings of more than three times the legal limit. A 33-year-old Keswick woman was charged with Impaired Driving and Over 80. Her licence was suspended for 90 days and her vehicle impounded for seven days.

3-Day Suspension

(Bradford, On) A 55-year-old Innisfil man was issued a three day licence suspension following a traffic stop. On Sunday, October 20, 2019 around 1:00 a.m., a South Simcoe Police Service officer conducting traffic enforcement on Saint Paul Road stopped a vehicle and spoke to the driver. As a result of investigation, a 55-year-old Innisfil man was issued a three day licence suspension.

The South Simcoe Police Service remains committed to road safety and patrols 24/7 with a watchful eye for impaired drivers. Thank you to the citizen who called us on Sunday to report that suspected impaired driver. Driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol is a crime in progress and we urge you to call 9-1-1 immediately to report suspicious driving behaviours.

From Friday, October 18, 2019 to Monday, October 21, 2019, South Simcoe Police Service officers responded to 239 calls for service.

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