Media Release. Wednesday, October 20, 2021.

UPDATE: Man Charged in Property Damage Investigation

(Bradford, ON) The South Simcoe Police Service has charged a Bradford man with failing to remain at the scene of a collision following a property damage incident in Bradford.

On Friday, October 1, 2021, at approximately 3:15 p.m., police responded to the Cousteau Drive and Summerlyn Trail area. A caller reported a vehicle had mounted the curb, drove onto a front yard and struck a hydro box on the lawn before leaving the scene without stopping. A child was playing on the front lawn at the time. Fortunately, no one was hurt.

As a result of the investigation, 42-year-old Ramesh Periasamy of Bradford was charged with Fail to Remain at Scene of Accident.

Arrests in Shoplifting Incident

(Bradford, ON) On Wednesday, October 13, 2021, at approximately 9:30 p.m., the South Simcoe Police Service was called regarding a theft in progress at the Walmart on Holland Street West in Bradford. A Loss Prevention officer had observed two men hiding items in a large bag. Police arrived on scene and the suspects exited through a fire exit door. A short foot pursuit ensued and the suspects were arrested without incident.

As a result of the investigation, two Brampton men, 21-year-old Guaravdeep Singh and 29-year-old Rohit Bhanot, were charged with Theft and Possession of Stolen Goods. They were released with a future court date.


On Tuesday, October 19, 2021, the South Simcoe Police Service responded to 73 calls for service.