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18 Year Old Caught Going 135 in an 80

(TOWNSHIP OF CENTRE WELLINGTON, ON) – On March 14, 2021 at approximately 4:30 a.m., a Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer was monitoring traffic and conducting radar on Wellington Road 7 near Sideroad 10 in the Township of Centre Wellington.

The officer observed a passenger vehicle travelling southbound at a speed that appeared to be well above the posted 80 km/h speed limit. The vehicle was locked on radar in excess of 135 km/h.

As a result, Mitchell Anthony LEE, 18-years-old of Elora has been charged with Race a Motor Vehicle-Excessive Speed contrary to the Highway Traffic Act. The defendant is scheduled to appear in Guelph at the Ontario Court of Justice – Provincial Offences Court on June 2, 2021.

Their vehicle and driver’s licence were seized for a period of seven days as per statute.

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