(Innisfil, ON) South Simcoe Police Service officers have charged a 68-year-old Innisfil man after a citizen called to report a suspected impaired driver.
On Wednesday, July 17, 2019 around 3:00 a.m., police responded to a report of a vehicle driving erratically and below the speed limit on Yonge Street in Innisfil. After police stopped the vehicle, the driver failed a roadside breath test and was taken into custody. Subsequent testing resulted in readings well over the legal limit. As a result, a 68-year-old Innisfil man was charged with Over 80. His licence was suspended for 90 days and his vehicle impounded for seven days. He was released with a future court date.
This call from a concerned citizen helped us apprehend an impaired driver and remove a dangerous situation from our roads. Kudos to this caller and everyone who dials 9-1-1 to report impaired driving. Through this proactive collaboration with your police service, our communities are stronger and become safer for everyone.
On Tuesday, July 16, 2019, South Simcoe Police Service officers responded to 86 calls for service.