Driver Charged With Stunt Driving in Georgian Bluffs
FROM/DE: Grey Bruce Detachment DATE: July 30, 2020
DRIVER CHARGED FOR STUNT DRIVING, GEORGIAN BLUFFS
(GEORGIAN BLUFFS, ON) - On July 29, 2020 at 10:22 p.m. Grey Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) stopped a northbound grey pick-up truck for stunt driving on Grey Road 17, near Concession 20, in the Township of Georgian Bluffs.
This truck was travelling over 135 kilometres per hour (km/h) in the posted 80 km/h speed limit.
Grey Bruce OPP have charged the driver, Mitchell GIRDLER, 25 years-of-age, from Georgian Bluffs, ON with stunt driving - 50km/h or more over posted speed limit, contrary to section 172(1) Highway Traffic Act.
The accused was issued a Provincial Summons, a seven day drivers licence suspension and his vehicle was towed and will be impounded for seven days.
Anyone with information that can assist Grey Bruce OPP with this investigation, call 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a secure web-tip at www.cstip.ca, where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.
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