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18 Year Old Caught Going 150 in an 80

(TOWNSHIP OF WELLINGTON NORTH, ON) – On September 26, 2021, at approximately 5:30 p.m., a member of the West Region Traffic Support Unit of Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) was monitoring traffic on Highway 89, east of Mount Forest. The officer observed a blue pick-up truck travelling above the posted 80 km/h speed limit. The vehicle was locked on radar in excess of 150 km/h.

As a result, Jack Thomas DUPONT, 18-years-old of Collingwood has been charged with Racing a Motor Vehicle contrary to the Highway Traffic Act and is scheduled to appear in the Ontario court of justice – Guelph. The defendant’s driver’s licence was seized for a period of 30 days and the vehicle was seized for 14 days as per statute.

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