(WEST PERTH, ON) - On April 17, 2020, shortly after 09:30 a.m., a member of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Perth County detachment, observed a motor vehicle travelling on Perth Line 20. The vehicle was determined to be travelling at a rate of speed that was in excess of 130km/h in the posted 80km/h zone. During the investigation, the rear licence plate was found to be obstructed with a dark tinted cover.
Ryan BREMMERS, 38-years-old, of Ingersoll, was charged with the following Highway Traffic Act offences:
Race a Motor Vehicle - Excessive Speed
A seven day driving suspension and seven day vehicle impoundment was initiated as per statute. The accused is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Stratford at a later date to answer to the charges.
The penalties for Racing include six demerit points, a $2,000 - $10,000 fine, a possible extended driver's licence suspension and up to 6 months in jail.
Drivers are reminded to obey the posted speed limits at all times and drive cautiously as road conditions can change quickly.
Anyone wishing to report a traffic complaint can call the OPP at the time of the offence at 1-888-310-1122 or after the fact online at www.opp.ca/reporting.