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South Simcoe Police Report

Drugs and weapons seized

On Sept. 30, South Simcoe Police Street Crime Unit, Emergency Response Unit and K-9 Unit executed a Controlled Drugs & Substance Act Search Warrant at a Bradford residence. While searching the residence, police seized a 7.65 mm handgun and ammunition, 3 BB guns and a quantity of marijuana. While the search was ongoing, two males returned to the residence, unaware of the police activity - and were arrested.

In total, 4 males and 2 females were arrested. The females, both from Bradford, were released on a promise to appear for Court and an undertaking. A 26 year old male and 43 year old male, both from Bradford, were held for a Bail hearing. One male was turned over to York Regional Police, who held a warrant for his arrest, and the fourth man was released without charges. The others face charges that include Possession for the Purpose of trafficking, Possession contrary to the Controlled Drugs & Substances Act, Breach of Probation, Assault, Mischief, Weapons Dangerous, Carry Concealed Weapon, Possession of Firearm when Prohibited, Careless Storage of a Firearm, and Dangerous driving. Investigation is ongoing.

Motor Vehicle Collision on 88

Shortly after 6 p.m. on Sept. 30, police came upon a 2-vehicle collision near the entry to the Husky Gas Station, on 88 near Hwy. 400. A Mitsubishi, driven by a 53 year old Mississauga man, exited the parking lot of the Husky - striking an eastbound Ford driven by a 55 year old Bradford woman. Both vehicles sustained severe front-end damage, and air bags deployed. The Bradford woman was taken to hospital suffering from bruising due to the air bags. The Mississauga driver was charged for Failing to Yield, under the Highway Traffic Act.

Domestic Assault, Mischief

South Simcoe Police were called to a John St. W. residence in Bradford, at about 11:30 a.m. on Sept. 24, by a woman complaining that her 41 year old common-law husband was highly intoxicated, and during an argument slapped her in the face. He fled the scene before police arrived, but was located a short distance away and arrested for domestic assault. Investigation revealed that the man had been arrested in July for Domestic Mischief, and released with a condition not to consume alcohol. The man was also charged with Breach of Conditions, and held at the police station - where he damaged a faucet in an attempt to flood the cell. He was further charged with Criminal Mischief.

Impaired, Excess Alcohol

At about 9:15 p.m. on Sept. 21, Police were called to Lockhart Rd. in Innisfil, for a report of a single vehicle collision that ended with a Honda Civic in a ditch. An officer arrived to find the driver still in the driver's seat - uninjured but exhibiting extreme signs of alcohol consumption. A search of the vehicle turned up an open bottle of liquor, which was seized. The driver, a 58 year old Innisfil male, was arrested and returned to North Division for breath tests - which registered over the legal limit. He was charged with Impaired Care/Control of a motor Vehicle, Excess Alcohol, and Have Open Container of Liquor-Readily available. He was held until sober, his vehicle impounded for 7 days, his licence suspended for 90 days and released with a court date of October 6.