(Bradford, ON) A 52-year-old Schomberg man is facing numerous charges including impaired and dangerous driving following a collision in Bradford.
On Sunday, February 16, 2020, around 5:00 p.m., South Simcoe Police Service officers responded to the area of Line 6 and Inverness Way for a report of a van that had struck another vehicle and a street sign before getting stuck in a snow bank. The vehicle managed to reverse out of the snow bank and drive off at a high rate of speed. Responding officers conducted a traffic stop and spoke to the driver. An odour of alcohol was detected and the driver was arrested for operation while impaired. He was transported to South Division where breath tests resulted in readings over twice the legal limit.
As a result of investigation, 52-year-old Benjamin Moore of Schomberg was charged with:
Failure to stop after accident
His licence was suspended for 90 days and his vehicle impounded for seven days. A number of other charges were also laid including cannabis readily available and failure to surrender licence.
Assault/Assault Cause Bodily Harm
(Innisfil, ON) On Sunday, February 16, 2020, around 11:00 p.m., South Simcoe Police Service officers responded to a call for a domestic assault in Innisfil.
When officers arrived, they observed a man with a knife in a garage who refused to exit. Police maintained observations and on Monday, February 17, 2020 around 3:00 a.m., the man was arrested without incident. The female victim did not require medical treatment.
A 43-year-old Innisfil man was charged with Assault and Assault Causing Body Harm.
On Tuesday, February 18, 2020, South Simcoe Police Service officers responded to 79 calls for service.