(Innisfil, ON) A 55-year-old Innisfil man was charged with Over 80 following a traffic stop in Cookstown.
On Sunday, September 15, 2019, around 8:30 p.m., a South Simcoe Police Service officer patrolling Queen Street in Cookstown observed a vehicle leaving a bar. Police attempted to pull over the vehicle but it continued on Victoria Street before stopping in a nearby driveway. The driver failed a roadside screening device test and was transported to North Division. His breath tests resulted in readings over the legal limit. As a result, a 55-year-old Innisfil man was charged with Over 80. His licence was suspended for 90 days and his vehicle impounded for seven days. He was released with a future court date.
One Collision. Two Drivers Test Positive for Drugs
(Innisfil, ON) Two drivers involved in a collision were issued three-day licence suspensions after both tested positive for THC.
On Friday, September 13 at 4:10 p.m., South Simcoe Police Service officers responded to a personal injury collision on St John’s Road north of the 7th Line in Innisfil. Both vehicles were driven from the scene and parked in a private driveway prior to police arrival. One vehicle had minor damage.
Through investigation, police determined a northbound vehicle on St John’s Road hit another vehicle that was stopped to turn left into a private driveway. Police detected signs of cannabis use and administered a roadside drug screening device test on both drivers. Both tested positive for THC.
As a result, an 18-year-old Innisfil man was issued a three-day licence suspension for novice driver – presence of a drug and charged with following too close.
A 21-year-old Etobicoke man also received a three-day licence suspension for novice driver – presence of a drug. The driver and passenger of the second vehicle were transported to hospital with minor injuries.
Impaired is impaired. Whether it’s alcohol or drugs or both, driving impaired is dangerous and against the law. No drugs or alcohol are permitted for drivers 21 and under and anyone with a G1, G2, M1 or M2 driver licence.
From Friday, September 13, 2019 to Monday, September 16, 2019, South Simcoe Police Service officers responded to 227 calls for service.