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Centre Wellington OPP Reports - July 20, 2017

Web posted on July 20, 2017


(TOWN OF ERIN, ON) - On July 18, 2017 at approximately 12:15 p.m., a Wellington County OPP officer was monitoring traffic on County Road 26, near County Road 22, Town of Erin. The officer observed a male driving a 2007 Ford travelling at a speed that appeared to be well above the posted speed limit. The vehicle was locked on radar in excess of 133 km/h in an 80 km/h zone.

45-year-old Fanosie WOLDE of Fergus has been charged with Race a Motor Vehicle contrary to the Highway Traffic Act and will appear in Guelph Provincial Court on September 6, 2017. His driver's licence and vehicle were seized for a period of seven days as per statute.



(TOWNSHIP OF ERIN, ON) - Members of the Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a two vehicle collision at the intersection of Wellington County Road 22 and Concession 10 on July 17, 2017 involving an OPP cruiser.

Investigation revealed that at 6:10 p.m., the OPP cruiser was traveling northbound on Concession 10 of Erin Township and failed to stop at the intersection of County Road 22 striking an eastbound vehicle.

Neither driver was injured.

The OPP has issued a Provincial Offence Notice to Provincial Constable Sukhvinder TOOR for Disobeying a Stop Sign - Failing To Stop contrary to the Highway Traffic Act. The member has served with the OPP for 11 years and is presently serving with the Wellington County OPP Detachment.



(TOWNSHIP OF CENTRE WELLINGTON, ON) - On July 13, 2017 at approximately 1:45 p.m. Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a child being hit by a car on St. Andrews St. Town of Fergus.

Police responded and investigation revealed that the child was struck by a west-bound vehicle after running out onto the street. An 11-year-old child was transported by Guelph-Wellington Paramedic Services to a local hospital for treatment of minor injuries. There was minor damage to the vehicle and the driver was not hurt.