qcpmm · 2021-03-09

Elderly driver crashes at oulet mall

Three vehicles were damaged at the Cookstown Outlet Mall on Thursday, April 3 when a 77-year-old woman from Alliston lost control of her car. She was backing up into a parking space when she struck a stationary vehicle. She then stepped on the gas and hit two more vehicles, pushing one of them into the building, causing minor damage to the building. The woman was taken to hospital as a precaution and later released. Police are continuing their investigation.

Woman assaulted in car

South Simcoe Police responded to a call for help on April 3 concerning an assault. A couple started arguing in a car and the male driver pulled over to the side of the road. Police allege the man grabbed the woman by the wrist and hit her twice in the arm. They resumed their journey home. Upon entering their home, the argument started again and police were called. As a result, a 24-year-old Innisfil man was arrested for assault and held for a bail hearing.

Burglar caught

Police were called to a business on County Rd. 27 north of Cookstown shortly after 10 p.m. on Friday, April 3 when the owner of the business returned and saw a light on inside. The intruder left the premises and fled. The South Simcoe Police Canine Unit was dispatched to the scene and tracked down the suspect. A 41-year-old man from Perth was arrested and charged with break and enter with intent. He was also treated for some minor injuries. Nothing was taken from the business and only minimal damage was caused to gain entry to the building. The man has a May court date in Bradford.