Media Release. Monday, October 4, 2021.

Impaired Driving

(Bradford/Innisfil, ON) The South Simcoe Police Service laid the following impaired driving charges from September 28, 2021 to October 2, 2021:

-On Saturday, October 2, 2021, at approximately 9:20 p.m., police were called regarding a vehicle driving erratically in Innisfil. Officers located the vehicle in the 20th Sideroad and Belle Aire Beach Road area and arrested the driver. As a result of the investigation, 51-year-old Joao Custodio of Innisfil was charged with Operation While Impaired, Operation While Impaired – Excess Blood Alcohol and Dangerous Operation.

-On Thursday, September 30, 2021, at approximately 7 p.m., police were called about a possible impaired driver. A vehicle stop was conducted in the area of 9th Line and Yonge Street in Innisfil and the driver was arrested. As a result of the investigation, 44-year-old Lucas Purkis of Innisfil was charged with Operation While Impaired, Dangerous Operation and Failure or Refusal to Comply with Breath Demand.

-On Tuesday, September 28, 2021, at approximately 8:44 a.m., police responded to a report of a possible impaired driver. The vehicle was located in the area of Barrie Street and Queen Street in Bradford and the driver was arrested. As a result of the investigation, 48-year-old Holger Nadler of Bradford was charged with Operation While Impaired, Operation While Impaired – Excess Blood Alcohol and Driving While Under Suspension.

-On Tuesday, September 28, 2021, at approximately 9:00 p.m., police were called an address on Bridge Street in Bradford regarding a possible impaired driver. Police arrived and the driver was arrested. As a result of the investigation, 47-year-old Alicia Gresser of Bradford was charged with Operation While Impaired and Operation While Impaired – Excess Blood Alcohol.

A charge of impaired driving results in an immediate 90-day licence suspension and a seven-day impoundment of your vehicle. The South Simcoe Police Service remains committed to road safety through prevention, education and enforcement initiatives. Impaired driving is a crime in progress and we are grateful to our citizens for their pro-active, collaborative approach to keeping our communities safe by calling 911 to report suspected impaired drivers.

 





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