Another stunt driver stopped on Peninsula

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On September 1, 2019 at 9:54 a.m. Grey Bruce OPP observed a car travelling southbound on Highway 6 at a high rate of speed, south of Ferndale.

The vehicle was travelling at a speed greater than 130 kilometres an hour (km/h) in a posted 80 km/h zone.

The vehicle was stopped and the officer observed signs of alcohol consumption.

The driver was read a breath demand for an approved roadside screening device.

The breath result received from the driver registered as "F" for fail, indicating a concentration greater than of 80 milligrams of alcohol in 100 millilitres of blood.

The driver was arrested and transported to Grey Bruce OPP detachment in Wiarton.

The 23 year old St. Catharines has been charged with the following offences:

  • Operation of motor vehicle while impaired by alcohol, section 320.14(1)(a) Criminal Code of Canada (CC)
  • Operation of motor vehicle while impaired - blood alcohol concentration over 80, section 320.14(1)(b) CC
  • Race a motor vehicle - Excessive Speed, section 172(1) Highway Traffic Act

 

The accused has been released on a Promise to Appear in Ontario Court of Justice in Owen Sound on September 19, 2019.

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