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Driver Caught Going 140 in an 80 Near Vanastra

(HURON EAST, ON) – A London resident had to hire a taxi to get to their destination after police seized their vehicle for Racing earlier this month. 

On July 16, 2021 at approximately 6:52 a.m. a Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer was patrolling on London Road south of Vanastra when the officer observed a sport utility vehicle travelling northbound at a high rate of speed. A RADAR device was utilized to measure the speed of the vehicle at a rate in excess of 140 km/h in the posted 80 km/h zone. 

A traffic stop was initiated and the driver was subsequently charged. Nina OCHS, 40 years of age, from London has been charged with Race a Motor Vehicle – Excessive Speed. A court date has been scheduled for August 24, 2021 at Provincial Offences Court – Goderich. The defendant’s motor vehicle was seized and impounded for the week, as well, an automatic 7-day driver’s licence suspension was served on the driver.

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