Stunt Driving/Speeding

(Innisfil, ON) South Simcoe Police Service officers have charged two people with Stunt Driving in less than 24 hours

On Tuesday, January 21, 2020, around 10:00 a.m., a 29-year-old Angus man was charged with Speeding and Stunt Driving after an officer stopped a vehicle travelling 150 km/h in a posted 80 zone on Yonge Street in Innisfil. The driver was also charged with Expired Validation.

Less than 24 hours earlier, a 24-year-old Barrie man was charged with Stunt Driving and Speeding after a vehicle was clocked travelling 52 kilometres over the posted speed limit on 5th Sideroad in Innisfil around 4:30 p.m. on Monday, January 20, 2020.

A Stunt Driving charge carries an immediate, seven-day roadside licence suspension and a seven-day impoundment of your vehicle. If convicted, penalties include fines from $2,000 to $10,000, six demerit points and possible jail up to six months. These types of speeds are excessive, dangerous and completely unnecessary. Our officers are doing pro-active patrols to keep our roads safe for everyone. Slow down and arrive alive.

Man Charged with Distributing Intimate Images

(Bradford, ON) A 52-year-old Bradford man is charged with Distribute Intimate Image Without Consent following an investigation by South Simcoe Police Service.

On Monday, January 20, 2020, a woman reported unwanted contact from a man known to her. Intimate photos of the woman were posted to a social media site. As a result of investigation, a 52-year-old Bradford man was charged with Distribute Intimate Image Without Consent and Fail to Comply With Undertaking. He was released on an undertaking with a future court date.

It is a criminal offence to knowingly publish, distribute, transmit, sell, makes available or advertise an intimate image of a person knowing that the person depicted in the image did not give their consent to that conduct. South Simcoe Police Service wants to warn the public about sharing intimate images online even if you think it’s safe to do so. Once the images are out there you can’t get them back. Always protect your privacy.

“Uber” Honesty Pays Off For Owner of Lost Wallet  

(Innisfil, ON) If you need a top up in your faith in humanity, this story is for you.  

An Innisfil woman reported to South Simcoe Police Service that on January 16, 2020 she lost her wallet containing all her identification and over $1000 cash.

On Monday, January 20, 2020, an Uber driver from Bradford showed up at our North Division in Innisfil to turn in a wallet he found in his vehicle. Police called the ecstatic owner and she came to the police station to retrieve her wallet still containing all her cash and identification. Shout out to the Good Samaritan who did the right thing and brought the lost wallet to police. We hope someone pays it forward for you today!

On Monday, January 20, 2020, South Simcoe Police Service responded to 71 calls for service.