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Middlesex Weekend Report

(MIDDLESEX, ON) – Over the course of the weekend, members of the Middlesex County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were busy during their part to keep our communities safe. 

Middlesex Centre, ON – On March 26, 2021 at 11:14 p.m., Middlesex OPP observed a speeding motor vehicle travelling 87km/h over the posted speed limit on Richmond Street, Middlesex Center. 

Police have charged a 35-year-old driver of Lucan-Biddulph, ON with:

  • Stunt Driving- excessive speed as per section 172 of the Highway Traffic Act.

The driver’s vehicle was impounded at the roadside and the individual’s driver’s licence was suspended for a period of 7 days.

The driver is scheduled to appear in an Ontario Provincial Traffic Court to speak to the charges.

(Southwest Middlesex) – On, March 28, 2021 at 12:09 a.m., members of the Middlesex County Ontario Provincial Police, received a traffic complaint about a possible impaired driver on Egremont Drive, Middlesex Centre.

Upon further investigation, police determined the driver of the motor vehicle had consumed alcohol. The officer demanded that the driver provide a road-side breath sample where upon the driver registered a “FAIL”.

Jamie KRAFT, a 34-year-old from London has been charged with:

  • Operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration (80 plus), section 320.14(1)(b) of the Criminal Code of Canada.

The accused is scheduled to appear in a London court room on April 27, 2021.

Lucan-Biddulph, ON – On March 27, 2021 at 6:48 p.m., Middlesex OPP observed a speeding motor vehicle travelling 57km/h over the posted speed limit on Elginfield Road, Lucan-Biddulph Township. 

Police have charged a 22-year-old driver of London, ON with:

  • Stunt Driving- excessive speed as per section 172 of the Highway Traffic Act.

Lucan-Biddulph, ON – On March 27, 2021 at 7:44 p.m., Middlesex OPP observed a speeding motor vehicle travelling in excess of 50km/h over the posted speed limit on Elginfield Road, Lucan-Biddulph Township. 

Police have charged a 32-year-old driver of Middlesex Centre, ON with:

  • Stunt Driving- excessive speed as per section 172 of the Highway Traffic Act.

Both vehicles were impounded at the roadside and both driver’s licences were suspended for a period of 7 days.

The drivers are scheduled to appear in an Ontario Provincial Traffic Court to speak to the charges.

North Middlesex, ON – On March 27, 2021 at 6:54 p.m., Middlesex OPP observed a speeding motor vehicle travelling in excess of 50km/h over the posted speed limit on Grand Bend Road, North Middlesex Township. 

Police have charged a 29-year-old driver of London, ON with:

  • Stunt Driving- excessive speed as per section 172 of the Highway Traffic Act.

The driver’s vehicle was impounded at the roadside and the individual’s driver’s licence was suspended for a period of 7 days.

The driver is scheduled to appear in an Ontario Provincial Traffic Court to speak to the charges.

Southwest Middlesex, ON – On, March 26, 2021 at 7:39 p.m., members of the Middlesex County Ontario Provincial Police, observed a vehicle travelling 47km/h over the posted speed limit on Glendon Drive, Southwest Middlesex Township.

Upon further investigation, police determined the driver of the motor vehicle had consumed alcohol. The officer demanded that the driver provide a road-side breath sample where upon the driver registered a “FAIL”.

Harley SCHOELIER, a 34-year-old from Appin has been charged with:

  • Operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration (80 plus), section 320.14(1)(b) of the Criminal Code of Canada.

The accused is scheduled to appear in a London court room on May 6, 2021.

The Middlesex OPP wants to remind the public that if you see anything suspicious or suspect an impaired driver you should contact the Ontario Provincial Police or your nearest police authority immediately.

The OPP can be reached anytime, anywhere in the Province of Ontario at 1-888-310-1122. If you wish to remain anonymous you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) where you may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $2000.   

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