Media Release. Thursday, August 19, 2021.

Impaired/Dangerous Driving

(Innisfil, ON) A Springwater man was charged with Dangerous and Impaired Driving after a vehicle drove into Lake Simcoe in Innisfil.
On Thursday, August 19, 2021 at approximately 2:30 a.m., South Simcoe Police Service officers were called to the end of Shore Acres Drive for a vehicle into the lake.
The driver, who was uninjured, was arrested for impaired driving.

As a result of the investigation, 23-year-old Amrik Bhamra of Springwater was charged with Dangerous Operation, Operation While Impaired and Operation While Impaired – Excess Blood Alcohol. His licence was suspended for 90 days and his vehicle impounded for seven days. He was released with a future court date.

If you drink or do drugs, don’t drive. By driving impaired, you are putting your life and the lives of innocent motorists and pedestrians at risk. Make the right choice for community safety. Drive sober.

On Wednesday, August 18, 2021, the South Simcoe Police Service responded to 60 calls for service.