(BLUEWATER, ON) – A resident of Tecumseh is facing a Racing charge following a traffic stop that took place in Varna this past weekend.
Just before 8:00 p.m. on June 5, 2021 a Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer was completing speed enforcement in Varna when a westbound automobile was observed speeding on Mill Road. The officer utilized a LIDAR to measure the speed of the Racing vehicle and it was measured at a speed in excess of 60 km/h over the posted 50 km/h zone.
A traffic stop was initiated and the driver was subsequently charged. Mackenzie LAFORET, 25 years of age from Tecumseh has been charged with Race a Motor Vehicle – Excessive Speed. A court date has been scheduled for August 10, 2021 at Provincial Offences Court – Goderich. The defendant’s motor vehicle has been seized and impounded for the week, as well, an automatic 7-day driver’s licence suspension has been served on the driver.