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OPP Charge Driver With Race A Motor Vehicle

Web posted on May 08, 2014

(TOWNSHIP OF PERTH EAST, ON) - On Wednesday May 07, 2014, shortly after 11 p.m. a Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer was conducting patrols along Line 29 near road 109 (east of Stratford) when a fast moving vehicle was observed.

The officer activated the police radar and locked the lone west bound vehicle in at a speed of 141 km/h. This is 61 km/h above the posted 80 km/h zone. The vehicle was pulled over and the 19 year old male, a Zorra Twp resident was issued a summons for "race a motor vehicle".

The male is to appear at Stratford Court on May 27, 2014, to answer to this charge. His driver's licence was suspended for seven days and his 2011 Dodge Pickup Truck has been impounded for a week.