Category: Media Releases
(Innisfil, ON) On Sunday, September 10, 2017, around 11:00 a.m., South Simcoe Police Service Marine Unit officers were contacted about a possible impaired boater. A vessel was found adrift in Lake Simcoe, about 250 meters north of Kon Tiki Marine. As officers approached alongside, they could see that the keys were in the ignition. The vessel appeared abandoned. The sole occupant of the boat appeared from the cabin and spoke to the officers. He was arrested for Impaired Operation of a Vessel. With the assistance of York Regional Police Marine, the man was removed from his vessel and taken for testing.
A 45 year old Thornhill man was charged with Impaired Operation of a Vessel. His driver's licence has been suspended for 90 days. He will appear in court later this month.
Boaters are reminded that Impaired Boating carries the same penalties as Impaired Driving. Boat Smart, Boat Sober.
(Innisfil, ON) On Saturday, September 9, 2017, just after noon, South Simcoe Police Service officers responded to a Belle Ewart home for a report of a man armed with a rifle. Officers attended and spoke to the man and his wife. The gun was located, locked up, but officers learned that the man had threatened his wife with a knife during a previous dispute.
A 31 year old Innisfil man was taken into custody and held for a bail hearing, charged with Assault with a Weapon and Weapons Dangerous.
Theft Under $5000
(Bradford, ON) On Sunday, September 10, 2017, South Simcoe Police Service officers investigated an internal theft at the Bradford Wal-Mart store. A man was purchasing items with the assistance of an employee, and not paying for every item removed from the store. A 41 year old man was charged with Theft Under $5000 and Possession of Stolen Property. He will appear in court in October.
Theft Under $5000
(Bradford, ON) On Saturday, September 9, 2017, South Simcoe Police service officers attended the Sobey's store in Bradford for a theft. Using video surveillance, officers were able to identify a suspect seen removing product from the store without taking it through the cashier.
A 42 year old Bradford woman will appear in court in October, charged with Possession of Stolen Property.
(Bradford, ON) On Sunday, September 10, 2017, around 1:45 a.m., South Simcoe Police Service officers were at a Bradford home on another call, when they were approached by a resident. He informed officers that he had just seen a man leave a nearby residence who was on a court order to stay away.
Officer located the suspect in a nearby taxi and found that he had also been consuming alcohol against his conditions. Damage was also located at the original address. A 24 year old Bradford man was held in custody for a Bail Hearing, charged with Mischief Under $5000, Fail To Comply-Undertaking and 2 counts of Breach Probation.
(Innisfil, ON) On Saturday, September 9, 2017, around 4:45 p.m., a South Simcoe Police Service Traffic Unit officer was conducting radar on 20 Sideroad in Innisfil. He stopped a speeding car and spoke with the driver. The officer noted the smell of alcohol on the man's breath and a Roadside Screening Device Test was conducted, resulting in a FAIL.
After further testing at the station, a 50 year old Innisfil man was charged with Impaired Driving and Drive Over 80 mgs. His driver's licence was suspended for 90 days and his vehicle impounded. He will appear in court later this month.
Drive Under Suspension
(Bradford, ON) On Friday, September 8, 2017, a South Simcoe Police Service constable was patrolling Bradford, when he saw a man driving whom he recognized for a previous interaction. When he ran a check on the man, he discovered that the suspect's driver's licence was under suspension.
The officer located the 31 year old Innisfil man nearby, and charged him with Drive Under Suspension.
The vehicle was seized for 7 days. The owner of the vehicle, the suspect's father, was charged with Allowing an Unlicenced Driver to Operate a Motor Vehicle.
Missing Elderly Woman Located
(Bradford, ON) On Sunday, September 10, 2017, around 10:30 a.m., South Simcoe Police Service officers were notified that a 78 year old woman was missing from her daughter's home. The woman suffers from dementia, so officers immediately conducted a search of the area. Just before noon, the woman was located in good health and returned to her daughter's care.
The South Simcoe Police Service maintains a Registry for Vulnerable Persons. If you have a family member who may wander, has cognitive difficulties or may need assistance when interacting publicly, you can register them with us. The information provided will give officers help to identify, locate and assist your loved one in times of crisis.
For more information, see our website at www.southsimcoepolice.on.ca
Theft of Razors
(Bradford, ON) On Friday, September 8, 2017, at 11:00 a.m., a man walked into the Shoppers Drug Mart on Holland Street West in Bradford. He selected 46 packages of razor blades and left the store without purchasing them. A photo of the suspect was obtained by surveillance cameras. Investigators are requesting the assistance of the public in identifying the suspect.
Tips may be called in at 905-775-3311 extension 1490 or by email at
Theft Of Boat and Trailer
(Innisfil, ON) On Saturday, September 9, 2017, an Innisfil man called South Simcoe Police Service to report the theft of a boat and trailer from his Leonard Street home.
The vessel was taken sometime on September 4.
The 2005 Chapperal 180SSI bow rider bears registration number ON128141. The trailer is grey with Ontario licence plate F2743W.
Anyone with information is urged to call South Simcoe Police Service at 705-436-2141 extension 1446 or email
Tipsters may remain anonymous and call Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477.
Category: Media Releases
Break and Enters
(Bradford, ON) On Wednesday, September 6, 2017, South Simcoe Police Service officers investigated two daytime residential break-ins in Bradford. One home was entered on Colborne Street, the second on Magani Avenue. In each case, entry was gained by cutting a screen on a ground floor window that was not closed. A quantity of jewelry was taken from one home, credit cards from the other.
Anyone with information is asked to call the South Simcoe Police Service or Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477.
Homeowners are reminded that most burglaries occur during the day when no one is home. The South Simcoe Police Service recommends that you secure all windows and doors before leaving home. An alarm system may deter thieves. Call 9-1-1 if you see suspicious activity in your neighbourhood.
(Bradford, ON) On Wednesday, September 6, 2017, South Simcoe Police Service officers received two reports of vehicles entered overnight in Bradford. In each case, change and sunglasses were stolen. One vehicle was parked on Hodgson Road, the other on Agar Avenue.
Locking your vehicle and removing valuables is the best option to avoid this situation.
Fail To Appear
(Innisfil, ON) On Wednesday, September 6, 2017, two Innisfil men, jointly charged in an assault incident earlier this year, surrendered themselves to South Simcoe Police Service officers. The men had been wanted for missing court on August 10 in relation to the assault charges. They now face an additional charge of Fail To Appear-Court.
They were held in custody for a bail hearing.