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Speeder Charged On Hwy 6 in Guelph-Eramosa Township

Web posted on March 26, 2014

(GUELPH-ERAMOSA TOWNSHIP, ON) On March 25, 2014 at approximately 12:57 p.m. members of the Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were conducting radar and monitoring traffic on Highway 6 near County Road 7 in Guelph-Eramosa Township.

At this time and location officers observed a southbound 1993 Chevrolet pick-up truck that appeared to be travelling well above the posted speed limit. Officers further observed that the truck was hauling a homemade trailer that was swaying back and forth. The motor vehicle entered radar and locked at 133 km/h in an 80 km/h zone.

John POTTIE aged 44 has been charged with Race a Motor Vehicle, Insecure Load and Draw Trailer No Plate contrary to the Highway Traffic Act. He is scheduled to appear in Guelph Provincial court on April 16, 2014 to answer to the charges.