Charges laid after cars caught racing on Highway 401

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An Ottawa man has been charged after Grenville OPP responded to reports of two cars racing on Highway 401. 

Officers responded to the calls on Highway 401 westbound near Augusta Township last Wednesday evening around 5 p.m., stopping one of the vehicles at the Maitland exit ramp. 

Jacob Bandrowski, 27, is was charged with careless driving and other driving offences, along with drug charges after police said psilocybin, or magic mushrooms, were found during the stop. 

Bandrowski is due to appear in court in Brockville at a later date.