Media Release. Tuesday, September 14, 2021.
Back to School 2021 Week #1
(Bradford/Innisfil, ON) On Tuesday, September 7, 2021, the South Simcoe Police Service launched the annual “All Hands On Deck” Back to School Safety Campaign.
All available officers were deployed to promote and enforce driver and pedestrian safety with a focus on school zones.
Here is the first week of school by numbers:
Highway Traffic Act Tickets Issued: 36
Highway Traffic Act Warnings issued: 19
Stunt Driving: 2 (90 km/h in a 40 and 135 km/h in a 60)
Alcohol Suspension: 1
Suspended Driver: 1
No Insurance: 1
Criminal Charges: 5 (One traffic stop – impaired / refuse sobriety test / breach of conditions x 3)
The South Simcoe Police Service would like to thank the motorists who helped us ensure the first week of school was safe for our students and their families. We continue to make Community Safety Zones a priority and urge all drivers to do their part for road safety.
(Bradford/Innisfil, ON) The South Simcoe Police Service recently charged two people with impaired driving offences:
On Monday, September 13, 2021, at approximately 3:30 p.m., police responded to a two-vehicle collision in the area of Sideroad 25 and Line 9 in Innisfil. As a result of the investigation, 29-year-old Kristin Burt of Innisfil was charged with Operation While Impaired and Operation While Impaired – Excess Blood Alcohol.
On Sunday, September 12, 2021, at approximately 1:30 a.m., police responded to a report of a vehicle that had crashed beside a garage in the area of Rose Lane and Leonard Street in Innisfil. As a result of the investigation, 22-year-old Hannah Plant of Innisfil was charged with Operation While Impaired, Operation While Impaired – Excess Blood Alcohol and Dangerous Operation.
Both of the above drivers had their licence suspended for 90 days and their vehicles impounded for seven days. There were no injuries in either incident.
The South Simcoe Police Service remains committed to road safety through prevention, education and enforcement initiatives.
Members of the public are reminded that driving under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol is a crime in progress and to call 9-1-1 immediately to report a suspected impaired driver.
On Monday, September 13, 2021, the South Simcoe Police Service responded to 68 calls for service.