(TOWNSHIP OF MAPLETON, ON) - On May 14, 2020, at approximately 6:30 a.m., a Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer was monitoring traffic and conducting radar on Wellington Road 7. The officer observed a motor vehicle travelling southbound at a speed that appeared to be well above the posted 80 km/h speed limit. The vehicle was locked on radar in excess of 145 km/h.
Tye Wayne PITMAN, 26-years-old of Clifford 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 in July, 2020. Their vehicle and driver's licence were seized for a period of seven days as per statute.