(TOWN OF ERIN, ON) - On Friday July 20, 2018 at approximately 7:00 p.m., a Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer was monitoring traffic on Wellington Road 124 near Ospringe. The officer observed a male driving a brown 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 130 km/h, exceeding the posted speed limit by more than 50 km/h.
64-year-old Richard G. CARPENTER of Guelph has been charged with Race a Motor Vehicle contrary to the Highway Traffic Act and is scheduled to appear in Guelph Provincial Court on September 5, 2018. His driver's licence and vehicle were seized for a period of seven days as per statute.