Warn Range Suspension/Careless Driving
(Innisfil, ON) A 32-year-old Innisfil man is charged following a traffic stop of a snowmobile in Innisfil.
On Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at 4:45 p.m. South Simcoe Police Service officers observed a snowmobile travelling erratically and at a high rate of speed on Anna Maria Avenue in Innisfil. Police conducted a traffic stop and made a demand for a road side breath test. The driver provided a suitable sample of breath into the Approved Screening Device resulting in a caution. The driver has a terrible driving record involving alcohol and has never had a drivers licence of any class.
A 32-year-old Innisfil man was served a 30-day licence suspension. He was charged with careless driving and not having a licence. The snowmobile was impounded for 7 days.
Impaired driving is impaired driving whether you are operating your snowmobile, a vehicle or a boat. The same laws apply. Never drive impaired by alcohol or drugs. Please ensure you are operating your sled in a responsible fashion to avoid needless tragedies.
(Bradford, ON) A 61-year-old Bradford woman is charged with impaired driving after South Simcoe Police Service officers responded to a report of a suspected impaired driver.
On Tuesday, February 12, 2019, around 7:30 p.m., police were dispatched to Holland Street West where officers observed a vehicle pulling into a parking lot. While conducting a traffic stop, an odour of alcohol was detected. A roadside screening test was administered which resulted in a fail. The driver was arrested and alcohol seized from the vehicle. The woman was then transported to South Division. Following further testing, the woman was charged with impaired driving, failure or refusal to comply with demand, driving while under suspension and driving a motor vehicle with liquor readily available.
Her licence was suspended for 90 days and her vehicle impounded. She was released with a future court date.
We are fortunate to have citizens who work with us to keep our roads free of impaired drivers. Impaired driving is a crime in progress. Don’t hesitate to safely call 9-1-1 if you spot a suspected impaired driver. Thank you for the call alerting us about this incident. #EnoughIs Enough
On Tuesday, February 12, 2019, South Simcoe Police Service responded to 65 calls for service.