Criminal Harassment/Uttering Threats/Mischief
(Bradford, ON) A 27-year-old Bradford man is charged after a landlord reported being threatened by a tenant.
On Tuesday, September 18, 2018, around 11:30 a.m., South Simcoe Police Service officers were called to a home in the 10th Sideroad and Holland St. West area of Bradford West Gwillimbury. Once on scene, the landlord told police that her basement tenant had threatened her during a verbal dispute. The landlords also believed the tenant was tampering with the furnace and causing increased water bills.
The tenant returned home and was charged with Criminal Harassment, Uttering Threats and two counts of Mischief. He was held for bail at South Division.
Impaired Driving/Over 80
(Bradford, ON) A 46-year-old Bradford man is charged with impaired driving and Over 80 following a single vehicle collision that occurred within earshot of police.
On Thursday, September 19, 2018 at approximately 2:15 a.m., officers were in the parking of South Division located on Melbourne Dr. in Bradford when they heard a loud noise that sounded like a vehicle collision. When officers arrived at the intersection of Melbourne Dr. and Holland St. West., they saw a vehicle stopped just west of the intersection with its 4 way signals on. Officers saw the vehicle had damage and when speaking with the driver, detected an odour of alcohol and other signs of impairment. The driver was placed under arrest for impaired care or control and transported to South Division for testing. As a result, he was also charged with Over 80.
He was released with a court date in October. His licence was suspended for 90 days and his vehicle impounded for seven days.
We have to wonder why people continue to drink and drive, putting their lives at risk along with the lives of innocent people. South Simcoe Police Service is committed to the relentless pursuit of drivers who refuse to use other options. There’s no excuse. There are many alternatives to showing this disregard for the safety of others.
On Tuesday, September 18, 2018, South Simcoe Police Service officers responded to 78 calls for service.