Media Release. Thursday, August 12, 2021.
(Innisfil, ON) On Thursday, August 12, 2021, at approximately 12:30 p.m., a South Simcoe Police Service officer observed a vehicle travelling at a high rate of speed southbound on Yonge Street north of Line 4 in Innisfil. A speed measurement was obtained of 116 km/h in the posted 60 km/h zone in the village of Churchill.
The officer conducted a traffic stop. As a result, 39-year-old Satraj Toor of Innisfil was charged with Stunt Driving and Speeding. His licence was suspended for seven days and his vehicle impounded for 14 days.
Engaging in stunt driving and speeding puts the lives of motorists and pedestrians at risk. We all have a role to play in keeping our communities safe. Drivers can do their part by slowing down and obeying posted speed limits.
(Innisfil, ON) On Wednesday, August 11, 2021, at approximately 9:30 p.m., South Simcoe Police Service officers responded to a report of a man slumped over the steering wheel of a vehicle in a parking lot in the area of 9th Line and Bowman Street in Innisfil. The man was arrested for impaired driving and transported to North Division. Police seized a quantity of suspected fentanyl.
As a result of the investigation, 36-year-old Chad Hynes of Wasaga Beach was charged with Operation While Impaired by Drug, Drug Possession and two counts Fail to Appear for Court/Prints. His licence was suspended for 90 days and his vehicle impounded for seven days. He was released with a future court date.
(Innisfil, ON) On Tuesday, August 10, 2021, at approximately 3:15 p.m., South Simcoe Police Service officers were dispatched to the area of Lockhart Road and 25th Sideroad for a report of a woman in and out of sleep in a vehicle parked at a plaza. The woman was arrested for impaired driving and transported to South Division.
Police seized a quantity of suspected cocaine.
As a result of the investigation, 31-year-old Jade Placido of Angus was charged with Operation While Impaired by Drug and Drug Possession. Her licence was suspended for 90 days and her vehicle impounded for seven days. She was released with a future court date.
Drivers impaired by drugs face the same consequences as drivers impaired by alcohol. Impaired is impaired, regardless of whether it’s a prescribed medication, cannabis, other drugs or alcohol. If you’re going to drive, drive sober.
On Wednesday, August 11, 2021, the South Simcoe Police Service responded to 77 calls for service.