Media Release. Tuesday, March 1, 2022.

Impaired Driving Charges

(Innisfil, ON) The South Simcoe Police Service charged three people with impaired driving during the evening hours of Friday, February 26, 2022.

At approximately 8:25 p.m., police were dispatched to a report of an erratic driver in the area of 20th Sideroad near Mapleview Drive in Innisfil.
As a result of the investigation, 59-year-old Sandra Phillips of Innisfil was charged with Operation While Impaired, Operation While Impaired – Excess Blood Alcohol and Dangerous Operation. Her licence was suspended for 90 days and her vehicle impounded for seven days. She was released with a future court date.

At approximately 10:50 p.m., police stopped a vehicle during a RIDE program on Big Bay Point Road in Innisfil.
As a result of the investigation, 50-year-old Richard Davies of Oshawa was charged with 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.

At approximately 11:57 p.m., police were called to a collision where a vehicle went into a ditch and struck a hydro pole on the 4th Line near Yonge Street in Innisfil. While en route to the call, police were advised that a second vehicle had arrived on scene, pulled the first vehicle out of the ditch and both were leaving the scene. Police conducted a vehicle stop and the driver involved in the single vehicle collision was arrested.
As a result of the investigation, 36-year-old Michael Fava of Innisfil was charged with Operation While Impaired, Operation While Impaired – Excess Blood Alcohol, Dangerous Operation and Fail to Remain at the Scene of an Accident. His licence was suspended for 90 days and his vehicle impounded for seven days. He was released with a future court date.

If you plan on drinking or consuming drugs, plan to not drive. Instead, arrange for a designated driver, take a taxi, rideshare or public transit, or come up with another plan that takes impaired driving out of the picture. If you know or suspect that a driver is impaired by alcohol or drugs, call 9-1-1. In doing so, you may be saving lives. Thank you to the citizens who work with us to keep our roads safe.





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