The Ontario Provincial Police, Norfolk County Detachment charged a 22-year-old male with stunt driving after police stopped a motor vehicle on Bell Mill Side Road, south of Tillsonburg.
On Monday, August 8, at approximately 3:38 p.m., officers were on patrol in the area of Colonel Talbot Road when police observed a motor vehicle that appeared to be travelling at a high rate of speed westbound on Colonel Talbot Road.
The motor vehicle ran through radar and recorded a reading of 146 km/h in a posted 80 km/h zone.
Police have charged 22-year-old Adam Edward Montgomery of Norfolk County, with race a motor vehicle – excessive speed, speeding, and fail to surrender permit for motor vehicle contrary to the Highway Traffic Act.
“There will be zero tolerance for motorists driving aggressively, impaired by drugs or alcohol, distracted drivers or those who fail to buckle up. Driving safety is everyone’s responsibility and it starts before the vehicle is put into drive,” said Constable Ed Sanchuk, Haldimand County OPP, in a media release.
OPP are reminding all motorists that the minimum fine if convicted is $2,000 and an automatic drivers licence suspension for seven days and seven day vehicle impoundment.
He was scheduled to appear in Provincial Court, Simcoe at a later date to answer to the charges.