MIDLAND POLICE SERVICE
On Friday, September 22nd, 2017 at approximately 11:00 am, a 45 year old Christian Island man attended a retail store. Video surveillance captured the male concealing an air pistol and exiting the store without attempting to purchase the stolen item. Officers quickly identified the male. A short time later, officers located, arrested the male and recovered the air pistol. Further investigation revealed the male was on a Probation Order with a condition to keep the peace and be of good behaviour. He was charged and released from custody. The suspect has been charged with Theft Under $5000, Possession of Stolen Property, and Fail to Comply with Probation Order.
SOUTH SIMCOE POLICE SERVICE
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.
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.
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.
On Tuesday, September 19, 2017, around 5:30 p.m., South Simcoe Police attended a Bradford grocery store for a report of a theft. 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.
KAWARTHA LAKES OPP
This morning, September 22, 2017 at approximately 9:30 am emergency services personnel, including officers from the City of Kawartha Lakes detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a collision between a bicycle and a motor vehicle. The collision occurred on Kawartha Lakes Road 8, just west of Bobcaygeon. A 51 year old female cyclist sustained non-life threatening injuries and was transported to a local hospital. The involved driver and several witnesses remained on scene. A 77-year-old Bobcaygeon man has been charged with Fail to Leave One Metre While Passing Bicycle contrary to section 148(6.1) of the Highway Traffic Act.
Emergency services personnel, including officers from the City of Kawartha Lakes detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a call for assistance on Summer Drive on Saturday September 23, 2017 at approximately 1:15pm. Assistance was required for a 20 year old female, from Manitoulin Island, who was unresponsive. The female was transported to hospital and pronounced deceased. The investigation is continuing. Foul play is not suspected.
WEST PARRY SOUND OPP
On September 24, 2017 at 12:47 a.m., members of the West Parry Sound Ontario Provincial Police received a call about a possible impaired driver in Seguin Township. At 1:00 a.m., police located the subject vehicle at a business in Seguin Township. Police spoke with the driver and determined that he had consumed alcohol. As a result of the investigation, a 48-year-old man from Orillia was arrested and faces Impaired Driving and Drug Possession charges.