- Category: Media Releases
Break & Enter Arrest
(Bradford, ON) On Thursday, June 22, 2017, around 3:45 a.m., South Simcoe Police Services officers in Bradford responded to a break and enter call on Compton Crescent. As the officers arrived, they located a large amount of stolen property on the roadway. A search of the area was begun and the Canine Unit called in. Just before 5:00 a.m, Police Service Dog Chase led officers to a nearby lane where a suspect was located.
A 31 year old Bradford man has been charged with 3 counts of Break and Enter, 2 counts of Possession of Stolen Property, 5 counts of Theft Under $5000, 5 counts of Prowl By Night and Fail To Comply-Undertaking.
He has been held for a bail hearing.
The investigation is continuing and officers are asking any other victims in the area to call South Simcoe Police Service at 905-775-3311.
(Innisfil, ON) On Wednesday, June 21, 2017 around 4:00 p.m., South Simcoe Police Service were called by a concerned citizen who reported erratic driving. The suspect had pulled into the lot of the Innisfil Recreation Centre and that is where the responding officer found the truck and its driver.
After speaking with the driver, the officer noted the odour of alcohol on the man's breath and other signs of impairment. After testing at the station, a 34 year old Innisfil man was charged with Impaired Driving and Drive Over 80 mgs. His licence has been suspended for 90 days and he will appear in court in July.
Once again, the value of citizen involvement in crime prevention has been shown. An involved public becomes the eyes and ears of your police service and contributes to a safer community. If you see a possibly impaired driver, call 9-1-1 immediately.
(Innisfil, ON) On Wednesday, June 21, 2017, at 10:30 p.m., South Simcoe Police Service Marine Unit officers were called out for a Search and Rescue operation on Lake Simcoe.
A boater had called 9-1-1 to report that he had run out of fuel with two persons aboard, only one life jacket and minimal safety equipment. In addition, his cell phone battery was down to 6%, making it difficult for him to communicate with rescuers.
The vessel, a 18 foot Bayliner, was located off Long Shoal and towed in.
The operator, a 24 year old man, was charged for Failing to have sufficient life jackets.
This event could have had a tragic ending. If you are planning on sailing anywhere, make sure you have a fully charged cell phone, a signalling device, a full tank of gas and and especially, enough life jackets for everyone on board.