- Category: Media Releases
(Innisfil, ON) On Friday, October 6, 2017, at 5:00 p.m., South Simcoe Police Service officers responded to a domestic incident at a home in Cookstown. An argument between a man and woman had escalated and the man broke some item inside the home. While officers were speaking with the woman she disclosed a recent assault.
A 48 year old Innisfil man has been charged with Domestic Assault 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.
(Innisfil, ON) On Saturday, October 7, 2017, a woman approached South Simcoe Police Service and reported a domestic assault and damage which occurred in July. She provided a statement and other evidence to officers. The suspect, the woman's husband, was contacted and turned himself in the following day.
A 37 year old Innisfil man was charged with Assault Causing Bodily Harm, Assault With A Weapon and Domestic Mischief. He will appear in court in November and must stay away from the victim. The woman received medical attention at the time of the assault.
(Bradford, ON) On Sunday, October 8, 2017, around 4:40 p.m., South Simcoe Police Service officers were called to a Bradford home regarding a domestic assault. While speaking with the victim, she revealed several other prior incidents of violence.
A 27 year old Bradford man was arrested at the scene and held for a Bail Hearing, charged with Sexual Assault and 4 counts of Domestic Assault.
(Bradford, ON) On Monday, October 9, 2017, a Bradford woman called South Simcoe Police Service alleging that a man damaged her car. The investigating officer found that the damage had actually been caused in a collision. When the suspect was interviewed, he told a different story, and officers pieced together that the two had been involved romantically and the collision occurred after the man tried to end the relationship. The woman also assaulted the man and his wife at their home.
A 32 year old Bradford woman was charged with Dangerous Driving and two counts of Assault. She will appear in court in November, and must stay away from the victims.
Break and Enter
(Bradford, ON) On Sunday, October 8, 2017, a Bradford resident called South Simcoe Police Service to report a break in. The Line 6 resident told officers that the suspects had entered the home through an unlocked door and taken a quantity of jewelry while the homeowners were away celebrating Thanksgiving.
Ignition Interlock Offence
(Innisfil, ON) On Monday, October 9, 2017, a South Simcoe Police Service Traffic Unit officer was patrolling Innisfil when he spotted a car and queried the plate. When the officer stopped the vehicle, the driver was found to be under a condition for a previous Impaired Driving conviction, and did not have the required ignition interlock device attached to the car.
The 37 year old Barrie man was charged with G1 Driver-Unaccompanied and Drive No Interlock Device. He will appear in court in November. His car was impounded for 7 days.
An ignition interlock device requires a driver to provide an breath sample before driving a vehicle. The breath sample must not exceed 20 mgs for the vehicle to operate. Those drivers convicted of Impaired Driving will face a mandatory suspension of their licence plus additional period of time when they are required to have an ignition interlock device while driving. For a first conviction, that period is one year.