Impaired Driving

(Innisfil, ON) A 28-year-old Barrie man is charged with impaired driving after officers responded to single vehicle collision in Innisfil.

On January 22, 2019 around 11:00 p.m., a citizen called South Simcoe Police Service to report a suspected impaired driver after a vehicle went into the ditch at the intersection of 7th Line and County Road 4. Police arrived on scene and located a man in the driver’s seat. An odour of alcohol was detected and a demand was made for a roadside screening device test. After a fail was registered, the man was arrested and transported to the North Division. Further testing resulted in a charge of Over 80. The man was also issued two Provincial Offences Notices for novice driver Blood Alcohol Content above zero and having care or control of a vehicle with cannabis readily available.

The man did not require medical treatment. His licence was suspended for 90 days and his vehicle impounded for seven days.

Thank you to the citizen that called us about this collision. Our roads are safer because of that phone call. Community safety is enhanced when we work together.

We posted the names of people charged with impaired driving during the month of December and will soon be announcing our next steps.

Assault/Assault With A Weapon 

(Innisfil, ON) A 31-year-old Innisfil man is charged following a domestic incident in Innisfil.

On Tuesday, January 22, 2019, South Simcoe Police Service officers received a report of an assault that had occurred the previous evening at an Innisfil home. Investigation revealed that a 26-year-old Innisfil woman was physically assaulted during an argument with her husband. The victim did not require medical treatment.

A 31-year-old Innisfil man was arrested and charged with Assault and Assault With a Weapon. He was released with a future court date. Services through the Victim Crisis Assistance and Referral Service (VCARS) were offered to the victim.

The Victim Crisis Assistance and Referral Service (VCARS) is a non-profit organization which trains volunteers to provide immediate assistance in an emergency to victims of crime or tragic circumstances. Subsequent to the emergency response, the volunteers provide continuing follow-up services to appropriate community organizations. They respond to thousands of calls every year. Between 60 and 80 percent of all calls involve domestic violence.

Drug Possession

(Bradford, ON) On Tuesday, January 22, 2019, plainclothes officers from the Street Crime Unit were conducting surveillance in the Town of Bradford West Gwillimbury. Officers observed what appeared to be a drug transaction in a parking lot. Three suspects were arrested, searched and a quantity of cocaine was seized on each one of the suspects. One male was breaching his probation.

Three Bradford men aged 40, 32 and 25 were charged with possession of cocaine. One man was also charged with breaching probation.

Disobey Stop Sign 

(Innisfil, ON) A 28-year-old Barrie woman is charged following a three vehicle collision in Innisfil.

On Tuesday, January 22, 2019, around 7:00 p.m., South Simcoe Police Service officers responded to a three vehicle collision at the intersection 5 Sideroad and Concession 4. Three people were transported to hospital with non-life threatening injuries. A 28-year-old Barrie woman was charged with Disobey Stop Sign – Fail To Stop. This is a case where everyone is extremely fortunate there were no serious injuries or death. Stay alert and stay safe. Always be aware of and obey posted road signs.

On Tuesday, January 22, 2019, South Simcoe Police Service officers responded to 69 calls for service.