OPP Police Press Releases

31 Year Old Facing Impaired & Speeding Charges

(NORFOLK COUNTY, ON) – On Sunday, December 12, 2021, at approximately 12:23 a.m., an officer with the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Norfolk County Detachment stopped and investigated a vehicle at a Norfolk Street North, Simcoe, Norfolk County address.

It was determined that an officer was travelling on Highway 24 when a vehicle travelling at a high rate of speed attracted the officer’s attention. The vehicle was subsequently stopped and investigated after travelling over 150 km/h in a posted 60 km/h zone.

As a result, police charged 31-year-old Lucas Martin KOHL of Norfolk County, Ontario with the following offences:

·      Operation while impaired – alcohol and drugs,

·      Operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration 80 plus,

·      Race a motor vehicle – stunt, and

·      Speeding by 50+ km/h over posted limit.

OPP are reminding all motorists that the minimum fine if convicted is $2,000 and an automatic drivers licence suspension for thirty (30) days and fourteen (14) day vehicle impoundment.

The accused is scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice, Simcoe at a later date.

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