(NORTH PERTH, ON) - Shortly after 11:30 p.m. on August 19, 2018, a member of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Perth County detachment observed a stunt driver on Perth Road 164 in the Municipality of North Perth.
The vehicle was travelling southbound when it was stopped by police near the hamlet of Newry.
A seventeen-year-old male driver from the Municipality of West Perth was charged with the following offence:
Race a motor vehicle-excessive speed
The vehicle was towed and impounded. The male was issued a driver's licence suspension and is scheduled to appear in court at a later date.
Stunt driving at any hour places the public at serious risk of injury or death. If you observe suspicious or concerning driving behaviour, pull over and call police at 1-888-310-1122. For emergencies, dial 9-1-1.