South Simcoe Police have charged four motorists with impaired driving in as many days, including one who police say put their wheels in the drink.
At around 4:30 a.m. Monday, officers were called to the area of 10th Line and Purvis Street in Innisfil with reports of a vehicle in the water. Officers arrived on the scene to find a water-soaked vehicle parked on the beach. After digging a bit deeper, police charged a 31-year-old from Innisfil with impaired driving. His vehicle was impounded for a week, while his license was suspended for 90 days.
On Sunday, at about 1:45 a.m., officers got a call to the 10 Sideroad and Innisfil Beach Road area with reports of a hit-and-run. Officers were told a vehicle was rear-ended and the suspect left the scene. The suspect vehicle was located not long after, and the driver was arrested. A 33-year-old woman from Etobicoke is facing charges of impaired driving and dangerous driving.
At about 9 p.m. Saturday, officers say there was another hit-and-run crash reported. A parked vehicle was struck in the area of St. Johns Road and Adams Road in Innisfil. The driver and vehicle suspected of fleeing the scene were located, and police say a 37-year-old from Barrie is facing charges including fleeing the scene of a collision.
Shortly before noon on Friday, police were called to the Scanlon Creek Conservation area on Line 9 in Bradford with reports of a suspicious person. The vehicle is said to have left the scene at a high rate of speed, but police were able to locate it at a home in Bradford. The driver was arrested for impaired driving. A 28-year-9old from Bradford also had his vehicle impounded and his license suspended.