(TOWNSHIP OF GUELPH-ERAMOSA, ON) - On May 2, 2020, at approximately 1:50 p.m., a Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer was monitoring traffic and conducting radar while travelling southbound on Highway 6 near Wellington Road 38. The officer observed a motor vehicle travelling southbound behind them at a speed that appeared to be well above the posted 80 km/h speed limit. The vehicle passed the police vehicle was locked on radar in excess of 135 km/h.
Michael HAMILTON, 55-years-old of Mount Forest has been charged with Racing a Motor Vehicle contrary to the Highway Traffic Act. The defendant is scheduled to appear in Guelph at the Ontario Court of Justice - Provincial Offences Court on July 15, 2020. Their vehicle and driver's licence were seized for a period of seven days as per statute.