Two Men Charged with Street Racing
(Innisfil, ON) Two 18-year-old men were charged following a street racing incident last night in Innisfil.
On Monday, February 3, 2020, at approximately 10:00 p.m., a South Simcoe Police Service officer conducting speed enforcement on Yonge Street near 6th Line heard loud revving exhaust from approaching southbound vehicles. The officer then observed an Audi and a Ford that were travelling at high speeds and appeared to be racing each other. The officer conducted a traffic stop and two 18-year-old Innisfil men were charged with street racing. Both of the drivers were G2 novice drivers. Their licences were suspended for seven days and their vehicles impounded for seven days.
Aggressive driving and street racing are dangerous, unlawful activities which put innocent people at risk of injury or death. Drivers convicted of street racing face fines from $2,000 to $10,000, up to six months in jail and a two-year licence suspension.
Speeding/Drive While Under Suspension
(Innisfil, ON) A 27-year-old Ajax man was charged with Speeding and Driving While Under Suspension following a traffic stop in Innisfil.
On Monday, February 3, 2020, around 11:00 p.m., an officer stopped a vehicle after obtaining a speed measurement of 92 km/h in a posted 60 km/h zone. Investigation revealed the driver’s licence was suspended. A 27-year-old Ajax man was charged with Speeding and Drive While Under Suspension. He was issued a court date in March.
Traffic safety is a top priority of both South Simcoe Police Service and the residents we serve. Our officers conduct speed enforcement 24-7 in our ongoing efforts to keep our roads safe.
(Bradford, ON) A 33-year-old Bradford man was charged with Assault and two counts of Domestic Mischief after police received a report regarding a domestic dispute.
A woman told police her partner had recently assaulted her and damaged some of her property. She did not require medical treatment. The suspect was transported to South Division and released with a future court date and an undertaking. Police provided a safety plan to the victim and offered Victim Services.
On Monday, February 3, 2020, South Simcoe Police Service officers responded to 76 calls for service.