Category: Media Releases
(Innisfil, ON) South Simcoe Police are looking for assistance from the public to help identify a male suspect in thefts from a local business in Innisfil. An employee at the Canadian Tire store, located on Innisfil Beach Road, observed a male stuffing items into his backpack on September, 18, 2017 around the noon hour. It was confirmed after the suspect left the store, he made no attempt to pay for the items. Police were called back to the store again that same day around 3:30 p.m. as the suspect returned and committed another theft.
The suspect is described as male, white, approximately 40 years old, 6 feet tall, tattoos on his left hand and forearm and his right forearm and upper arm, driving a darker colour SUV.
Anyone with information is asked to call the South Simcoe Police Service Constable Cowie at 1-705-436-2141 ext 1416 or Crime Stoppers at 1-888-222-8477.
Theft Under $5000
(Bradford, ON) On Sunday, October 22, 2017, around 5:30 p.m., South Simcoe Police were called to Zehr's located on Holland Street West in Bradford regarding a theft that occurred.
A male was seen in the store around 5:15 p.m. by a Loss Prevention Officer, taking a large quantity of meat products and placing them into 2 reusable grocery bags. He was also seen placing a pack of strawberries into a bag then exiting the store, making no attempt to pay for the items. When the male was approached by the Loss Prevention Officer outside of the store and was told he was under arrest, the suspect fled on foot leaving behind the products totalling over $360.00.
The suspect is described as male, white, thin build, approximately 30-40 years old, with light brown hair and brown facial hair. He was seen wearing a black Air Jordan ball cap with a grey brim, a white shirt over and orange t-shirt, black pants and black and white shoes. His left arm had a full sleeve of tattoos.
Anyone with information is asked to call South Simcoe Police Constable McLellan at 1-705-436-2141 ext 1417 or Crime Stoppers at 1-888-222-8477.
(Innisfil, ON) South Simcoe Police are investigating an incident that took place sometime during the night on Saturday, October 21 to the early morning hours on Sunday, October 22. A white Chevrolet Malibu drove through a fence in the area of Sideroad 25, South of Big Bay Point Road in Innisfil. There were no witnesses but some car parts were left behind. Severe damage to the front of the vehicle and specifically the front right bumper of the car will be damaged.
If you have any information regarding this incident, please call South Simcoe Police Constable McGee at 1-705-436-2141 ext 1445 or Crime Stoppers at 1-888-222-8477.
(Bradford, ON) On Saturday, October 21, 2017, around 5:30 p.m. South Simcoe Police responded to a domestic incident at at home in Bradford. An argument between a man and a woman had escalated and the man broke items inside the home. While officers were speaking to the woman she disclosed the assault that had taken place.
A 24 year old male of no fixed address has been charged with Domestic Assault x 2 and Mischief Under $5000. He was released to a November court date and is to live elsewhere and avoid the victim.
The victim did not require medial attention.
Category: Media Releases
(Innisfil, ON) On Saturday, September 23, 2017, just before 1:00 a.m., South Simcoe Police received a call, from a concerned citizen, about a vehicle swerving all over the road and almost hitting a cyclist.
Police located and stopped the vehicle on Innisfil Beach Road in Alcona. While the officer was speaking to the male driver, she noted a strong odour of alcohol on the driver's breath and signs of impairment. The driver was charged with Impaired Driving, Drive over 80mgs. His driver's licence was suspended for 90 days and his vehicle impounded for seven days.
A 53 year old Innisfil man was charged with Impaired Driving, Drive over 80mgs. His driver's licence was suspended for 90 days and his vehicle impounded for seven days and will appear in Criminal Court in October of this year.
Speeding and 3 Day Suspension
(Innisfil, ON) On Sunday, September 24, 2017, a member of South Simcoe Police Traffic and Marine Unit was conducting radar along the 25th Sideroad in the Town of Innisfil. Around 2:30 p.m., the officer noticed a Ford F-150 pickup travelling northbound at a high rate of speed. The truck registered 79km/hr in a posted 50 km/h zone. Police stopped the vehicle and while speaking to the male driver an odour of alcohol was detected coming from his mouth. The driver provided a roadside test, the samples provided resulted in a WARN.
A 39 year old man from Innisfil had his licence suspended for 3 days and was issued a ticket for speeding.
(Bradford, ON) On Saturday, September 23, 2017, around 8:20 a.m., a police constable from the South Simcoe Police was on regular patrol in the Town of Bradford West Gwillumbury when his police vehicle's Automatic Licence Plate Reader alerted him to a possible suspended driver. Police stopped the black Toyota Tundra driving on Canal Road and confirmed that the male driver was suspended for unpaid fines. The 39 year old man from Bradford will appear in court this October.
Theft From Grocery Store
(Bradford, ON) On Tuesday, September 19, 2017, around 5:30 p.m., South Simcoe Police attended Zehrs Grocery Store, located in the Town of Bradford West Gwillumbury for a report of a theft that occurred. A man and woman entered the store, both picked up a TV and walked out of the store without attempting to pay for either. The store manager was able to stop the male, who left the TV on the floor, but the female was able to leave with another TV in hand. Both were seen getting into a grey Nissan Sentra. The manager was able to get the licence plate number, that had been reported stolen in August 2016.
The male is described as white, with long hair and full beard, wearing grey sweatpants, red tank top and a black baseball cap.
The female is described as white with brown hair in a ponytail, wearing a black sweater, black capri leggings, sunglasses and a white or blue baseball cap.
The investigation is ongoing.
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Calls for Service
Over the weekend, South Simcoe Police responded to 206 calls for service, pro-active stops and community service events.