Category: Media Releases
(Innisfil, ON) On Friday, August 25, 2017, around 9:00 p.m., South Simcoe Police Service officers were called to an Innisfil residence for a domestic assault.
Officers learned that a man had been released from jail and returned to his girlfriend's home. When she came home, he argued with her, then choked, punched, and slapped her.
Later in the day, the suspect damaged property inside the home, slapped the victim, and then continued to damage appliances in the kitchen. The suspect then went outside and assaulted his girlfriend's son and broke his windshield.
A 45 year old Innisfil man was taken into custody and held for a bail hearing. He is charged with 2 counts of Assault, Assault with a Weapon, Overcoming resistance (Choking) and 2 counts of Mischief Under $5000. Neither victim required medical attention.
(Bradford, ON) On Sunday, August 27, 2017, South Simcoe Police Service officers were called to a Bradford home for a domestic assault in progress. A woman had been assaulted and furtively activated her cellphone for assistance. A friend who was called heard the commotion and summoned police. When officers arrived, the victim was fearful and would not co-operate out of fear of the suspect. The suspect was found hiding in a closet and arrested. It was learned that the man was under a peace bond to stay away from the victim.
A 37 year old Pickering man was held in custody for a bail hearing, charged with Domestic Assault and 4 counts of Fail to Comply-Peace Bond.
(Bradford, ON) On Friday, August 25, 2017, a Bradford man reported that he had received an email purporting to be from his internet provider, offering a $500 refund for lost service. The victim provided his banking information and password to obtain the refund. He later learned that the suspect had removed $7,000 from his accounts.
The public are reminded to never give banking information to anyone. A legitimate business will never ask for your password.
Break and Enter
On Friday, August 25, 2017, a rural Bradford West Gwillimbury resident returned to their County Road 88 home to discover a break in. Investigating officers determined that the suspect kicked in the rear door before making off with a quantity of jewelry.
Anyone with information on this Break and Enter is asked to call South Simcoe Police Service at 905-775-3311 extension 1443 or e-mail
(Innisfil, ON) On Saturday, August 26, 2017, an Innisfil man reported an unusual theft. He discovered that suspects had taken a quantity of change from his unlocked vehicle, but then also removed a moose skull with antlers that decorated the porch of his Chestnut Street home.
If anyone has seen the missing moose, please call South Simcoe Police Service at 705-436-2141 extension 1464, or email
Tipsters can remain anonymous and call Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477.
(Innisfil, ON) On the weekend, South Simcoe Police Service officers were patrolling Lake Simcoe. A number of vessels were stopped and inspected and a number of boaters were instructed on maintaining mandatory equipment.
On Saturday afternoon, two vessels called for assistance after losing power due to mechanical difficulties. Both were towed to shore without incident.
Category: Media Releases
(Innisfil, ON) On January 16, 2017, around 5:00 a.m., a South Simcoe Police officer was on a traffic stop near County Road and 10 Side Road in the Town of Innisfil where he witnessed an east bound car turn north on to 10 Side Road, directly in the path of a west bound car causing a collision. The officer immediately attended the scene. Ambulances were requested as both drivers showed signs of serious injuries. One driver was confined to his vehicle due to extensive damage, the other driver, a 24 year Innisfil man, was taken to a local hospital. The officer formed the opinion that the driver of the eastbound vehicle's ability to operate the vehicle was impaired by alcohol and performed an intoxilyzer test on him at the hospital. As a result, a 24 year old Innisfil man was charged with Impaired Driving and Drive Over 80 mgs.
Impaired/Over 80mgs Drive Under Suspension
(Bradford, ON) On January 16, 2017 around 8:30 p.m., South Simcoe Police received a call about a possible impaired driver on Yonge Street near the Town of Bradford West Gwilimbury. The car pulled over and the investigating officer formed the opinion that the drivers ability was impaired. He was arrested, transported to the South Divison for further testing.
As a result, a 53 year old Bradford man was charged with Impaired Driving, Over 80mgs and Drive Under Suspension. His car was towed and impounded for 7 days. He will appear in Bradford Court at the beginning of February.
You too can play a role in keeping our roadways safe. If you see a suspected impaired driver, you are encouraged to call 9-1-1 and report the incident to police. Police will ask you to provide your location, a description of the vehicle and the last known direction of travel. Safe Roads...Your Call
Theft From Vehicle
(Innisfil, ON) Sometime overnight January 13 to 14, 2017, an unlocked vehicle was entered on Quarry Drive in the Town of Innisfil by an unknown suspect. A number of items were taken including an ipad, a blackberry phone and a bank draft. People are reminded never to leave valuables in your car and to always lock your car. Lock It Or Lose It.
Calls For Service
On Monday, January 16, 2017, South Simcoe Police responded to 78 calls for service, pro-active traffic stops and community service events.