Speeding/Stunt Driving/Drive Vehicle with Cannabis Readily Available

(Bradford, ON) A 19-year-old Bradford woman is facing several charges following a vehicle stop in Bradford.

On Thursday, January 17, 2019 around 9:00 a.m., a South Simcoe Police officer conducting speed enforcement observed a vehicle travelling at a high rate of speed on Canal Road in Bradford. A speed measurement was obtained of 117 km/h in a posted 50 km/h zone. The officer conducted a traffic stop.

A 19-year-old Bradford woman who is a G2 driver was charged with Speeding, Stunt Driving and Drive Vehicle with Cannabis Readily Available. Her licence was suspended for seven days and her vehicle impounded for seven days.

There’s no excuse for speeding. Our officers are on patrol every day and night to ensure our roads are safe for everyone. Do your part by slowing down and obeying posted speed limits.

Reminder: Marijuana is legal now in Canada but cannot be easily available for a vehicle driver. Find a place to keep your cannabis in the vehicle where it is not ‘readily available’ to you if you are behind the wheel.

Stunt Driving/Speeding 

(Innisfil, ON) A 57-year-old Aurora man is charged with Speeding and Stunt Driving following a traffic stop in Innisfil.

On Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at 3:35 p.m., a South Simcoe Police Service Traffic Unit officer observed a vehicle travelling northbound on 20th Sideroad driving aggressively and at a high rate of speed. At one point, a speed measurement was obtained of 135 km/h in a posted 80 km/h zone. The officer attempted to pull over the vehicle and eventually managed to conduct a traffic stop when the vehicle stopped for a posted stop sign at Innisfil Beach Road and 20th Sideroad.

A 57-year-old Aurora man was charged with Stunt Driving and Speeding. His licence was suspended for 7 days and his vehicle impounded for 7 days.

The roads at the time of this occurrence were track bare in various areas and extremely slippery. We urge all drivers to not only obey posted speed limits, but to slow down on winter roads. Reducing speed is the best way to avoid being in a collision. Let’s work together to ensure our roads are free of tragedies.

On Wednesday, January 16, 2019, South Simcoe Police Service responded to 85 calls for service.