(PERTH EAST, ON) - Excessive speeds on our roadways pose an unnecessary risk to public safety.
Shortly before 8:00 on June 30, 2018, a member of the Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) observed a motor vehicle travelling east bound on Perth Line 34 in the Township of Perth East. The vehicle was determined to be travelling significantly above the posted speed limit and was stopped by police.
Twenty-year-old Melissa SCHWARZ of Huron East was charged with racing. Her driver's licence was seized and a driving suspension was imposed. The vehicle was towed and impounded. She is scheduled to appear in court at a later date to speak to the charge.
If you observe concerning driving behaviour, pull over and call police at 1-888-310-1122. For emergencies, dial 9-1-1.