Drug-Impaired Driving

(Bradford, ON) A 37-year-old man was charged after police were called to a collision in Bradford involving a suspected impaired driver.

On Tuesday, March 25, 2020, around 9:30 a.m., officers responded to a two-vehicle collision at the intersection of County Road 88 and 5th Sideroad. The caller reported that one of the drivers involved might be impaired. Once on scene, one of the drivers was arrested for impaired operation and transported to South Division for testing by a Drug Recognition Expert. As a result, 37-year-old Austin May of Bradford was charged with impaired driving by drug. His licence was suspended for 90 days and his vehicle impounded for seven days. There were no injuries in the collision.

Thank you to the citizen who called us with suspicions about a possible impaired driver. South Simcoe Police Service officers continue to respond to calls for service and emergencies. Keeping a physical distance does not compromise our commitment to public safety.

Teen ATV Driver Charged

(Innisfil, ON) A 15-year-old Innisfil girl was charged following a pursuit involving an all-terrain vehicle (ATV).

On Tuesday, March 24, 2020, around 2:00 p.m., a South Simcoe Police Service officer observed an ATV driving dangerously in the area of Centre Avenue and St. Johns Road in Innisfil. The officer pursued the vehicle which stopped and the driver was arrested. A 15-year-old Innisfil girl was charged with Dangerous Driving and Flight from Police. She was released with a future court date. She cannot be identified due to provisions of the Youth Criminal Justice Act.

With our young citizens on an extended school break, we encourage students and parents to find safe activities to pass the time. This is an unprecedented situation and we want everyone to stay safe. Practice social distancing, wash your hands and let’s work together to get through this.

On Tuesday, March 24, 2020, South Simcoe Police Service officers responded to 34 calls for service.