Impaired Driving/Over 80

(Innisfil, ON) A vehicle that was stuck in the snow has led to Impaired Driving and Over 80 charges against a 48-year-old Barrie man.

On Wednesday, November 14, 2018, around 12:30 a.m., a citizen called police to report a suspected impaired driver on a street in the 20th Sideroad and Big Bay Point area of Innisfil. The caller said a truck had become stuck on the street while trying to get up a snow covered hill. Once on scene, officers spoke to the driver of the truck and detected an odour of alcohol and signs of impairment. The man was arrested for impaired driving and transported to North Division. Breath tests resulted in readings of nearly three times the legal limit of alcohol.

The man was charged with Impaired Care or Control and Over 80. His licence was suspended for 90 days and his vehicle impounded for seven days.

Thank you once again to the citizen who helped us take an impaired driver off the streets. With the Holiday Season right around the corner, your role as our eyes and ears in the community becomes even more important. We are privileged to have such engaged community members!

Possession/Fail to Comply 

(Innisfil, ON) A 26-year-old Barrie man is facing charges after police were called to Georgian Downs Casino in Innisfil for a report of found drugs.

On Monday, November 12, 2018, around 8:30 p.m., an investigation on scene led police to identify the owner of the drugs. A suspect later attended North Division where he was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance and Fail to Comply with an Undertaking. It turns out the accused was at the casino with a woman in violation of previous release conditions. He was released with a future court date and conditions.

Stolen Vehicle

(Innisfil, ON) On November 13, 2018, at 8:40 p.m., police were called to the Tanger Outlet Mall on County Rd. 89 in Innisfil for a report of a vehicle theft.

The vehicle owner told police that he parked his 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee and went into the mall for a short time. When he came out, his vehicle was gone. Investigation has led police to be looking for a vehicle of interest described as a white, 4-door Mitsubishi RVR SUV. The driver of that vehicle is described as male, white, early 20’s, with a beard, dirty blonde hair.

Anyone with information on this theft is asked to call South Simcoe Police Service at 905-775-3311, 705-436-2141 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477(TIPS). Tips can be submitted online at


(Bradford/Innisfil, ON) South Simcoe Police Service officers responded to seven collisions during last evening’s winter storm. We’d like to share these refresher tips for Winter Driving from the Ministry of Transportation

On Tuesday, November 13, 2018, South Simcoe Police Service officers responded to 69 calls for service.