(WEST PERTH, ON) - At approximately 11:00 p.m. on April 20, 2020, a Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer stopped a vehicle travelling on Perth Line 20 near Road 150, in the Municipality of West Perth, after it was observed to be speeding. The vehicle was found to be travelling in excess of 175km/h in a posted 80km/h zone.
As a result, Sky Dawn Josephine DUPE, 19, of Stratford, has been charged with:
- 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 with information regarding this or any incident is asked to call the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or online at www.opp.ca/reporting. Should you wish to remain anonymous you can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or leave an anonymous online message at http://hc-cs.ca where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.