(WEST PERTH, ON) - An Ingersoll resident is facing charges after a traffic stop on Perth Road 164, in the Municipality of West Perth.
Just before 9:30 p.m. on May 4 2020, a Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer was patrolling Perth Road 164. A vehicle was observed to be speeding, and the radar showed the driver was travelling in excess of 130 km/h in a posted 80 km/h zone. A traffic stop was initiated, and while investigating, it was found that the driver was suspended from driving.
As a result, Brody KING, 28, of Ingersoll, has been charged with:
Race a Motor Vehicle - Excessive Speed
Driving while under suspension
The accused is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Stratford at a later date to answer to the charges. The vehicle was towed from the scene, and a seven day vehicle impoundment and a seven day licence suspension have been initiated as per statute.
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.