(MUNICIPALITY OF SOUTH BRUCE PENINSULA, ON) - On May 6, 2019 at approximately 4:41 p.m., a member of the Grey-Bruce Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) observed a vehicle travelling at a high rate of speed eastbound on Purple Valley Road in the Municipality of South Bruce Peninsula. The vehicle was travelling at speeds in excess of 50 km/h over the posted speed limit.
Investigation revealed that the driver had been warned by police on a previous occasion with respect to excessive speed and aggressive driving after a traffic complaint was received from a concerned motorist.
21-year old Elwood JONES-WATKINSON of Neyaashiinigmiing First Nation was issued a Part III Summons for the following offences under the Highway Traffic Act (HTA):
- Race a Motor Vehicle - Excessive Speed
- Driver Fail to Surrender Licence
He is scheduled to appear in court on June 10, 2019 in Owen Sound.