(TOWN OF ERIN, ON) - On Monday May 7, 2018, at approximately 2:30 p.m., a Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer was monitoring traffic on Wellington Road 26, near Wellington Road 22, Erin. The officer observed a male driving a newer model sedan at a speed that appeared to be well above the posted 80 km/h speed limit. The vehicle was locked on radar in excess of 140 km/h, exceeding the posted speed limit by at least 60 km/h.
21-year-old Michael Thomas FAWCETT of Milton has been charged with Racing a Motor Vehicle contrary to the Highway Traffic Act. He is scheduled to appear in Guelph Provincial Court on June 20, 2018. His driver's licence and vehicle were seized for a period of seven days as per statute.