Three drivers face stunt driving charges, all arrested by the same officer


A patrolling uniformed officer performing speed checks on Knox Road in the town of Wasaga Beach at 6:37 p.m. on September 24, 2021, arrested and charged a 20-year-old Barrie man with a 60-mile speeding violation. h in a 50 km / h zone.

On September 24, 2021 at 2:42 a.m. on Highway 26 in George Johnston Road Springwater Township, an OPP officer arrested and charged a 34-year-old Barrie man with speeding 159 km / h in a 80 km / h zone.

At 6:49 p.m. on September 23, 2021, an Ontario Provincial Police officer stopped a vehicle on Highway 26 in Springwater Township for speeding 135 km / h in a 80 km / h zone. h.

The three drivers will appear in Barrie Provincial Offenses Court on December 7, 2021 for – motor vehicle running – excessive speeding and speeding and 50 km / h over the posted limit contrary to the Highway Traffic Act from Ontario.

In addition, their vehicles were towed and impounded for 14 days and received a 30-day driver’s license suspension on-site in accordance with the Administrative Driver’s License Suspension (ADLS) conditions which were recently raised by law. Moving Ontarians More Safe (MOMS) Act. .

To note

All three drivers were charged by the same OPP law enforcement officer in the interests of road safety during his tour of duty.

Police remind motorists that an essential part of law enforcement work is saving lives and reducing injuries on our trails, roads and waterways. Educating the public on safe driving practices with our community safety partners is a priority. If you see an impaired driver or operator, please “Call” and dial 911.



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