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18 Year Old Caught Going 50+ Over Speed Limit – Name Released

(CENTRAL HURON, ON) – A teenager from Huron East will have to answer to a Stunt Driving charge following a traffic stop in mid-April. 

On April 11, 2021 at 8:01 p.m. a Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer was patrolling on London Road (County Road #4) when he observed a sport utility vehicle traveling southbound at a high rate of speed. A RADAR device was used and the speed of the target vehicle was measured in excess of 50 km/h over the posted 90 km/h zone. 

A traffic stop was conducted and the driver was charged. Claire MITCHELL, 18 years of age from Huron East was charged with Drive Motor Perform a Stunt – Speeding by 50 or more km per hour. The driver will now have to attend Provincial Offences Act court on May 18, 2021 to answer to the charge.

The driver’s licence was suspended and the motor vehicle was impounded for a week.