Collision

(Bradford, ON) A 30-year-old Bradford man suffered serious injuries following a collision in Bradford.

On Tuesday, February 5, 2019 around 5:00 a.m., South Simcoe Police Service officers were called to a collision on Holland Street East near Dissette Street. A vehicle travelling westbound on Holland Street East left the roadway and collided with another vehicle before striking the side of a building. The driver was transported to hospital with serious injuries. The cause of the collision is under investigation. The other driver was unhurt.

Weapons Dangerous/Utter Threats 

(Innisfil, ON) An 18-year-old Bradford man has been charged following an incident where an Innisfil resident was threatened with a weapon.

On Monday, February 4, 2019 around 6 p.m., South Simcoe Police officers were called to a report of a man with a weapon in the Jans Boulevard and Leslie Drive area of Innisfil. Police were told that a resident had been threatened by a man with a weapon after the resident told the man to get off the victim’s property. The suspect fled. The victim gave chase but the suspect got away. Investigation led police to locate a suspect later in the evening and make an arrest.

An 18-year-old Bradford man is charged with weapons dangerous, utter threats and fail to comply with probation. No one was injured in the incident.

Impaired Driving/Flight from Peace Officer/Refuse Roadside Breath Test 

(Innisfil, ON) A 72-year-old woman is facing an impaired driving charge after a motorist failed to stop for police and refused a roadside breath test.

On Monday, February 4, 2019, around 1:40 p.m., a South Simcoe Police Service officer attempted to pull over an erratic driver on Innisfil Beach Road in Innisfil. The driver failed to stop. The officer eventually was able to contain the suspect vehicle with the help of a passing motorist. While speaking with the driver of the suspect vehicle, the officer detected an odour of alcohol and other signs of impairment. Multiple demands were made for a roadside screening test. As a result of the incident, a 72-year-old Innisfil woman was charged with impaired driving, flight from a peace officer and refuse to comply with demand for a roadside screening device.

The woman’s licence was suspended for 90 days and her vehicle impounded for seven days. She was released with a court date later this month.

Thank you to the citizen who stepped up to help stop this driver. We are grateful for the support of our residents. By working together, we can make our communities safer.

On Monday, February 4, 2019, South Simcoe Police Service officers responded to 97 calls for service.

                                                                                                -30-