(WEST PERTH, ON) - The Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have charged a young person with racing a motor vehicle.
Shortly before 9:00 a.m. on May 6 2020, police stopped a vehicle on Perth Road 164, in the Municipality of West Perth, after it was found to be travelling in excess of 140km/h in a posted 80km/h zone. During the investigation, the driver was found to be in possession of more than one licence, which is an offence under the Highway Traffic Act.
As a result, a 17 year old resident of Monkton has been charged with:
Race motor vehicle - Stunt
Possess more than one licence
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.
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.