Multiple Stunt Drivers Charged Over The Weekend by OPP

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Below are four press releases with infomation about stunt driving charges laid in Grey Bruce over the weekend.  

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FROM/DE:   Grey Bruce Detachment                   DATE: June 29, 2020

 

DRIVER FAILED TO STOP FOR POLICE

 (SOUTH BRUCE PENINSULA, ON) - On June 28, 2020 at 7:46 p.m. Grey Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) attempted to stop a white sports car that was travelling at excessive speeds southbound on Highway 6, near Greig Settlement Road, in the Town of South Bruce Peninsula.   

This car was clocked on RADAR travelling over 205 kilometres per hour (km/h) in the posted 80 km/h speed limit. This vehicle appeared to be racing with another black car.  

Officers activated their cruiser emergency lights and attempted to stop these vehicle, but they failed to stop for police and continued driving in a very aggressive manner at high rates of speed.

Another police Officer assisted with this investigation and was able to stop one of the involved cars.

Grey Bruce OPP have charged the 19 year old driver from Brampton, ON with the following offences:

  • Dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, section 320.13(1) Criminal Code of Canada (CC)
  • Flight from peace officer, section 320.17 CC
  • Stunt driving - 50km/h or more over posted speed limit, contrary to section 172(1) Highway Traffic Act (HTA)

 

This driver was issued a 7 day drivers licence suspension and the involved vehicle was impounded for 7 days.

The accused was released on an Appearance Notice and will appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Owen Sound, Ontario on October 1, 2020.

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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Contact: PC Adam Belanger

               Media Relations Officer

 

Email: adam.belanger@opp.ca

 

Twitter - @OPP_WR

Facebook - @OPPWest

www.opp.ca

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FROM/DE:   Grey Bruce Detachment                   DATE: June 29, 2020

 

YET, ANOTHER DRIVER CHARGED FOR STUNT DRIVING

 (GREY HIGHLANDS, ON) - On June 27, 2020 at 11:30 p.m. Grey Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) stopped a black southbound car for excessive speed on Highway 10, near the Village of Flesherton, in the Municipality of Grey Highlands.   

This car was travelling over 180 kilometres per hour (km/h) in the posted 80 km/h speed limit.  

Grey Bruce OPP have charged the driver, a 17 year old Novice Driver (G1) from Newmarket, ON with stunt driving - 50km/h or more over posted speed limit, contrary to section 172(1) Highway Traffic Act (HTA).

This driver was issued a summons to attend court, a 7 day drivers licence suspension and the vehicle that was being operated was towed and will be impounded for 7 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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Contact: PC Adam Belanger

               Media Relations Officer

 

Email: adam.belanger@opp.ca

 

Twitter - @OPP_WR

Facebook - @OPPWest

www.opp.ca

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FROM/DE:   Grey Bruce Detachment                   DATE: June 29, 2020

 

 ANOTHER DRIVER CHARGED FOR STUNT DRIVING

 (NORTH BRUCE PENINSULA, ON) - On June 27, 2020 at 11:15 p.m. Grey Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) stopped a blue northbound car for excessive speed on Highway 6, near Limestone Ridge Road in North Bruce Peninsula.  

This car was travelling over 140 kilometres per hour (km/h) in the posted 80 km/h speed limit.  

Grey Bruce OPP have charged the driver, 24 years-of-age from Scarborough, ON with stunt driving - 50km/h or more over posted speed limit, contrary to section 172(1) Highway Traffic Act (HTA).

This driver was issued a summons to attend court, a 7 day drivers licence suspension and the vehicle that was being operated was towed and will be impounded for 7 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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Contact: PC Adam Belanger

               Media Relations Officer

 

Email: adam.belanger@opp.ca

 

Twitter - @OPP_WR

Facebook - @OPPWest

www.opp.ca

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FROM/DE:   Grey Bruce Detachment                   DATE: June 29, 2020

 

DRIVER CHARGED FOR STUNT DRIVING

 (NORTH BRUCE PENINSULA, ON) - On June 26, 2020 at 8:01 p.m. Grey Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) stopped a black southbound car for excessive speed on Highway 6, near Pike Bay Road in North Bruce Peninsula.  

This car was travelling over 145 kilometres per hour (km/h) in the posted 80 km/h speed limit.  

Grey Bruce OPP have charged the driver, 18 years-of-age from Milton, ON with stunt driving - 50km/h or more over posted speed limit, contrary to section 172(1) Highway Traffic Act.

This driver was issued a summons to attend court, a 7 day drivers licence suspension and the vehicle that was being operated was towed and will be impounded for 7 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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Contact: PC Adam Belanger

               Media Relations Officer

 

Email: adam.belanger@opp.ca

 

Twitter - @OPP_WR

Facebook - @OPPWest

www.opp.ca

 

 

 

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