Category: Media Releases
Dangerous Driving-UPDATE - ARREST
On Monday, August 14, 2017, just before the dinner hour, South Simcoe Police Service officers were called to a home in Alcona for a domestic disturbance. When they arrived, the woman involved told officers that her ex-boyfriend had just left and was driving a stolen Chevrolet Impala. Officers were able to confirm this information with Kawartha Lakes Police in Lindsay.
Shortly thereafter, Police received information that the suspect was at the Pioneer gas station in Bradford. Responding officers arrived just as the man was driving away. He spotted the officers and drove southbound at a high rate of speed. Officers quickly abandoned the pursuit in the interests of public safety.
The 30 year old Lindsay man was later apprehended by Kawartha Lakes Police and returned to Bradford. He was held in custody for a bail hearing. He faces 9 charges, including Theft Over $5000, Dangerous Driving, Flight From Police, 2 counts of Possession of Stolen Property and 4 counts of Breach Probation.
(Innisfil, ON) On Tuesday, August 15, 2017, the South Simcoe Police Service was called to a Lynn Street home in Stroud. The homeowner discovered that sometime between 8:30 p.m. and 2:15 a.m., someone attempted to pry open their front door. They were unsucessful and there was limited damage.
The South Simcoe Police Service suggests exterior lighting at night and alarm systems to keep your home safe. Report any suspicious activity in your neighbourhood and as always, we recommend locking your car and removing valuables.
Category: Media Releases
Theft From Auto Arrest
(Innisfil, ON) On the morning of Saturday, August 12, 2017, a South Simcoe Police Service officer began investigating a series of thefts from cars in the Lefroy area. During the probe, the officer learned that a credit card, stolen from one of the cars, had been used at a local store. Video from the store was viewed and a suspect identified and arrested. A quantity of stolen items were recovered from the suspect's home. Some items are still without owners, including a computer and a drill.
South Simcoe Police Service are asking citizens to report any other thefts from the area and to call if they are missing any property from their vehicle.
Cars were entered on Ferrier Avenue, Corner Avenue, Squire Street and Killarney Beach Road.
A 23 year old Innisfil man has been charged with several counts of Theft Under $5000, Fraud Under $5000 and Possession of Stolen Property. The investigation is ongoing and more charges may be laid. The suspect will appear in court in September.
Those seeking missing items or additional victims are asked to call 705-436-2141, extension 1474 or by e-mail at
(Bradford, ON) On Friday, August 11, 2017, just before 5:30 p.m., a woman called 9-1-1 to report an assault. She told officers that she had driven to Bradford from her place of work in Milton to visit her boyfriend. When she left his home, she was confronted by her ex-husband. He followed her down the street and grabbed her bag from her shoulder, causing bruising.
A Toronto man was arrested nearby and charged with Domestic Assault. He was released to a September court date and must stay away from the victim. The woman did not require medical attention.
(Innisfil, ON) On Sunday, August 13, 2017, just after 4:00 p.m., South Simcoe Police Service officers went to an Alcona home for a domestic dispute between a man and his adult son. There had been an ongoing dispute about the son moving out. At one point, the father was pushed into a brick wall, striking his head.
A 20 year old Innisfil man was charged with Domestic Assault. He will appear in court in September and must reside elsewhere. The victim did not require medical attention.
Break & Enter
(Innisfil, ON) On Saturday, August 12, 2017, sometime between 8:00 a.m., and 10:00 p.m., suspects broke into a home on Kennedy Road in Innisfil. Investigators from the South Simcoe Police Service found the point of entry at the rear door of the residence. Once inside, suspects stole a quantity of jewelry and camera equipment.
Officers are asking anyone with information on this crime to call South Simcoe Police or Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477.
(Innisfil, ON) During the summer months, the South Simcoe Police Service patrols the waterways of the area on boat and personal water craft.
On Saturday, August 12, 2017, around 6:00 p.m., officers aboard Marine 1 located a 10 foot dingy about 300 meters off shore. Neither of the adult occupants had a personal flotation device or lifejacket, and there was none of the required safety equipment on board the vessel. The two Vaughan residents were brought to shore and charged for not having lifejackets.
On Sunday, August 13, 2017, just before 6:00 p.m., officers received a distress call from a boater on Lake Simcoe who had run out of fuel. No other vessels were available to assist, so the boat was towed to shore by officers aboard the John Wardrop II.