On August 6, 2018 Huntsville Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a marine complaint. A concerned citizen reported to police that on Sunday August 5, 2018 at around 1:30pm she and her family were kayaking in the lake of Bays area on Oxtongue River, when a blue Sunray bow rider with five people passed them at such a high rate of speed that it caused a wake flipping the kayaks. Huntsville OPP would like to speak to the owner of the boat and is asking that anyone with any information to contact the detachment. The kayaker managed to get a photo of the boat as they were leaving the area. OPP area patrolled waterways has seen their fair share of tragedies this summer, and Huntsville OPP would like to remind everyone to boat safe.
SOUTH SIMCOE POLICE
A 19-year-old Cookstown man is charged with Dangerous Operation of a Motor Vehicle after a young woman was hit in Bradford. On Wednesday, August 8, 2018 just before 8:00 p.m officers were called to a coffee shop on Holland St. West for a collision involving a pedestrian. Police learned that a vehicle had pulled away from the drive-through at a high rate of speed and turned south in the parking lot striking the victim. A 22-year-old Innisfil woman was transported to hospital for treatment of minor injuries. The accused stopped immediately and was arrested without incident on the scene. He was transported to South Division and later released with a future court date.
Officers have laid impaired driving charges thanks to a citizen who reported a vehicle driving erratically in Innisfil. On Wednesday, August 8, 2018 around 9:40 p.m. officers were called to the area of Webster Bld. near Quarry Dr. where they found the vehicle parked with a woman in the driver’s seat. When officers spoke to the woman, they detected an odour of alcohol and
signs of impairment. The woman was arrested and transported to South Division where testing resulted in readings of Over 80. A 60-year-old Innisfil woman was charged with Over 80 and Impaired Care and Control. She was released with a future court date. Her licence was suspended for 90 days.
An 18-year-old Innisfil man is charged with Careless Driving following a single vehicle collision in Innisfil. Police were called to the scene of a vehicle roll over on 20th Sideroad between the 5th and 6th Line around 6:30 a.m. on Wednesday, August 8, 2018. The driver suffered minor injuries and was checked out at the scene by paramedics. On Wednesday, August 8, 2018, South Simcoe Police Service responded to 56 calls for service.
YORK REGIONAL POLICE
On Tuesday, May 28, 2018, an unknown male suspect attended a residence located on Park Avenue in the Town of Newmarket. The suspect entered the victim’s vehicle and stole her wallet which contained several credit cards. The suspect then fraudulently obtained several items using the stolen credit cards.
The Suspect is described as:
- 45 years old
- 5’5”, thin build
- Wearing black baseball cap with gold lettering, sunglasses, black hoodie with zipper, grey t-shirt, blue jeans and black footwear