- Category: Media Releases
(Innisfil, ON) On Saturday, September 2, 2017, around 5:40 a.m., South Simcoe Police Service officers were called to an Alcona coffee shop for an intoxicated patron. Officers located a woman, not dressed for the cold weather, who was taken to the station to sober up.
While in custody, the woman told officers that she needed to get home to Barrie to care for her one year old child. Barrie Police officers responded to the woman's home and located a one year old child that had been left alone.
The suspect, a 19 year old woman from Barrie, was turned over to Barrie Police. She was charged with Child Abandonment and Possession of Marihuana. The child was in good health and turned over to a responsible family member.
Theft From Vehicles
(Innisfil, ON) On Saturday, September 2, 2017, just before 6:30 a.m., a concerned citizen called south Simcoe Police Service after seeing a man going through a wallet in Belle Ewart. Responding officers found a drunk man on a bicycle nearby, locating stolen property on his person.
After investigation, the bicycle was found to be stolen, and the suspect was in possession of several items taken from cars in the neighbourhood. A 19 year old Innisfil man was charged with Break and Enter, 3 counts of Theft Under $5000, and 4 counts of Possession of Stolen Property. He will appear in court in October.
(Bradford, ON) On Sunday, September 3, 2017, around 2:00 a.m., South Simcoe Police service officers were called to a Innisfil campground for a domestic incident. The female half of the argument left to stay at a friend's home in Bradford. About an hour later, the male suspect attended the friend's home, kicked the door in and assaulted the friend and his girlfriend, while armed with a hatchet. The man fled before officers arrived, but was located at the campground later in the day.
A 44 year old Innisfil man is charged with 2 counts of Assault, Theft Under $5000, Mischief Under $5000 and Weapons Dangerous. He will appear in court in October. Neither victim required medical attention.
Impaired Driving Collision
(Innisfil, ON) On Monday, September 4, 2017, around 6:20 p.m., South Simcoe Police Service officers were called to a single vehicle collision on Lockhart Road in Innisfil. A car had crossed over the road, entered a ditch and struck a retaining wall. The driver was investigated and arrested for Impaired Driving. He was transported to hospital in the care of paramedics for the treatment of minor injuries.
After testing at the hospital, the 59 year old Innisfil man was charged with Impaired Driving and Drive Over 80 mgs. He will appear in court later this month. His licence has been suspended for 90 days.
Breach of Probation
(Bradford, ON) On August 31, 2017, Street Crime Unit officers from the South Simcoe Police Service were conducting a drug investigation, where two people were arrested. A third man, known to the officers, was also on scene. Later, they discovered that he had recently been released from prison. His probation order stated that he was not to associated with anyone with a criminal record or who may have illegal drugs.
On Monday, September 4, 20176, the 32 year old Bradford man was arrested by an officer and held for a bail hearing, charged with Breach of Probation.
Drug Trafficking Arrests
(Bradford, ON) On August 26, 2017, officers responded to a medical assist call in Bradford. While in the home, officers noted a quantity of illegal drugs. The home was sealed and a search warrant sought. Armed with the Search Warrant, officers searched the home and found a large quantity of illicit drugs, paraphernalia and other evidence suggesting the occupants were actively dealing drugs.
On August 31, 2017, two of the suspects were arrested, a warrant was issued for the arrest of a third suspect.
On Saturday, September 2, 2017, the third suspect was arrested.
A 38 year old Bradford man, a 26 year old Bradford woman and a 39 year old Bradford man are all charged with Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking x 3 (Heroin, Cocaine and Fentanyl).