(TOWNSHIP OF MAPLETON, ON) - On Friday October 26, 2018, at approximately 8:30 p.m., a Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer was monitoring traffic on Wellington Road 7, near Alma. The officer observed a white SUV being driven 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.
19-year-old Gregory SCHWATZ of Hanover has been charged with Race a Motor Vehicle contrary to the Highway Traffic Act and is scheduled to appear in Guelph Provincial Court on December 5, 2018. His driver's licence and vehicle were seized for a period of seven days as per statute.
Caution to drivers that if you get caught racing; the road ahead will be rough. Automatic tow and suspensions included with each #StuntDriving or #50overisRacing remember to #TakeItToTheTrack.