SOUTH SIMCOE POLICE SERVICE
On Sunday October 22, 2017, South Simcoe Police were called to a home on the 4th Line of Bradford West Gwillimbury for a report of damage to the owner’s work vehicle and an attempted entry into his workshop. Around 2:15 a.m Sunday morning, the house alarm was tripped, the home owner got out of bed and activated the outside flood lights possibly scaring off the suspect(s). No entry was made into the workshop but the work vehicle’s rear right window was smashed but nothing was taken.
On Monday, October 23, 2017, South Simcoe Police were called for a report of a stolen vehicle. The owner advised police that on Sunday, October 22, 2017, he parked his van in the commuter lot at Innisfil Beach Road and Hwy 400 location around 6:00 a.m. and when he returned at 10:00 p.m., the vehicle was missing. The vehicle is described as a white 2011 Ford Econoline Van bearing plate # AH23697. Anyone with information is asked to call South Simcoe Police or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.
On Tuesday October 24, 2017 South Simcoe Police were called to a home on Colborne Street in Bradford around 2:15 a.m. regarding a theft that had taken place and damage made to a vehicle. The suspect broke the rear door window on the driver’s side entered the car and stole a concrete saw. The suspect was spotted running south on Colborne and is described as male, wearing a black hoodie, black pants and black boots. Anyone with information, is asked to call South Simcoe Police or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.
HURONIA WEST OPP
On Sunday, October 22, 2017, a member of the Huronia West Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Mountain Bike Unit was patrolling the Village of Elmvale and issued 19 Provincial Offence Notices for Distracted Driving and 4 for Failing to Wear a Proper Seat Belt. Members of the Huronia West Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police are committed to public safety, delivering proactive and innovative policing in partnership with our communities. Officers value your contribution to building safe communities.
On Monday, October 23, members of the Ontario Provincial Police, Nottawasaga Detachment, responded to a call to the Sobey’s parking lot in Angus. The call was in relation to an attempted robbery where the victim was approached by a male person who demanded she turn over the keys to her vehicle. A Good Samaritan bystander came to the assistance of the victim and the perpetrator fled. Not far away, in the same area, he was able to enter an unlocked motor vehicle with the keys left inside. From there, several calls are received from motorists on Highway 90 describing an aggressive and possibly impaired driver. A short time later, the stolen vehicle became involved in a collision on Highway 89 near the 20th Sideroad of Essa Township. Several eyewitnesses described the male driver as stumbling and displaying signs of someone impaired. The male then tried to leave the scene by crossing a farm field to the next sideroad. Witnesses followed the suspect and he was apprehended by police at the 15th line and 20th Sideroad of New Tecumseth. A 30-year-old Alliston man has been charged with Robbery, 2 counts of Utter Threats, Theft, Dangerous Driving and Impaired Driving (over .80), Fail to Remain at the scene of an accident, and Breach of Probation.
On Sunday October 22, the Orillia Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police charged a male driver for going 134kmh in a posted 60 kmh zone. At approximately 12:30am Orillia OPP members were on general patrol when a vehicle was observed travelling at a high rate of speed on Highway 12 at Warminster. As a result of the traffic stop, an 18-year-old, Orillia man was charged with Stunt Driving. The vehicle operated by the driver was impounded for 7 days and his licence suspended for 7 days. Driving at this rate of speed anytime causes a significant risk to public safety. The unexpected can happen at any time. The Orillia OPP wants all drivers to operate their motor vehicles in a safe manner.
On Monday October 09, 2017 the Orillia Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police responded to a Break and Enter at a local business on Colborne Street East in the City of Orillia. At approximately 1:40 am members of the Orillia OPP were dispatched to a Break and Enter at a local business on Colborne Street East. Upon arrival, officers found the business had been broken into and several items removed. Initial investigation revealed the suspect had left shortly before police arrived. The suspect was captured on security cameras and the video was provided to police to assist with the investigation. As a result of information provided by the public, the suspect has been identified as a 49 year old Orillia man. The accused was arrested on October 23, 2017, and charged with: Break and Enter, Theft, Mischief Under $5,000, and Possession of Break-in Instruments.
PARRY SOUND OPP
On October 21, 2017 at 7:06 p.m., members of the West Parry Sound Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police, Seguin Fire Department and Parry Sound Emergency Medical Services (EMS) received a call on Oastler Park Drive in Seguin Township involving a motor vehicle collision. Investigation has since revealed that a vehicle was northbound on Oastler Park Drive near Rankin Lake Road when it lost control, struck guard rails and rolled over. The male driver was uninjured as a result of the collision. Officers spoke with the driver and determined that he had consumed alcohol. As a result of the investigation, A 65-year-old Seguin Township man has been charged with Impaired Driving, and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Parry Sound on November 2, 2017.