(TOWNSHIP OF MAPLETON, ON) - On Saturday March 23, 2019, at approximately 6:00 p.m., a Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer was monitoring traffic on Wellington Road 12 near Drayton, Ontario. The officer observed a silver sedan travelling 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. The officer stopped the driver who failed to provide proof that the vehicle had insurance.
A 17-year-old woman from Innisfil, Ontario has been charged with Racing a Motor Vehicle contrary to the Highway Traffic Act and Operating a Motor Vehicle without Insurance contrary to the Compulsory Automobile Insurance Act. She is scheduled to appear in Guelph Provincial Court on May 1, 2019. Her driver's licence and vehicle were seized for a period of seven days as per statute.