(TOWNSHIP OF WELLINGTON NORTH, ON) - On Sunday July 22, 2018 at approximately 9:30 p.m., a Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer was monitoring traffic on Wellington Road 109, between Arthur and Palmerston. The officer observed a male driving a white SUV 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 more than 60 km/h.
32-year-old Artur TERECHTCHOUK of Vaughan 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.