Young Driver Charged with Excessive Speed

In the early evening on March 16, 2017 an officer with the Bancroft Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), was conducting speed enforcement in the Township of Faraday. The officer stopped a motor vehicle travelling at over 130kms/h in a posted 80km/h zone on Highway 28.

The driver, 20 year old Patrick LINKLETTER of Golden Lake Ontario has been charged with Race a motor vehicle - Excessive Speed contrary to the Highway Traffic Act. On top of the charge, his vehicle was seized and impounded for seven days and was issued a seven day drivers licence suspension.

The accused was issued a summons to attend at the Ontario Court of Justice in Bancroft Ontario on May 2, 2017