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More Speeders Busted

(PERTH COUNTY, ON) – A number of people have been charged with stunt racing in Perth County recently, including a 16-year-old driving more than double the limit in North Perth.

On November 20 2021, just after 10:00 a.m., a Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer stopped a vehicle travelling on Line 39, in the Township of Perth East, after it was found to be travelling in excess of 140km/h in an 80km/h limit zone, and failed to stop at a stop sign.

Samantha CASSIDY, 20, of Stratford, has been charged with:

–       Race motor vehicle – Perform Stunt

–       Disobey Sign – Fail to Stop at a Stop Sign

On December 3 2021, just before 11:00 a.m., a Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer stopped a vehicle travelling on Perth Line 43, in the Township of Perth East, after it was found to be travelling in excess of 135km/h in an 80km/h limit zone.

Andre FINDLAY, 40, of Kitchener, has been charged with:

–       Race motor vehicle – Excessive Speed

On December 4 2021, just after 9:00 a.m., a Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer stopped a vehicle travelling on Perth Line 43, in the Township of Perth East, after it was found to be travelling in excess of 132km/h in an 80km/h limit zone.

Adil Majeed ALI, 30, of Stratford, has been charged with:

–       Race motor vehicle – Excessive Speed

On December 5 2021, just before 2:00 a.m., a Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer stopped a vehicle travelling on Perth Road 164, south of Atwood, in the Municipality of North Perth, after it was found to be travelling in excess of 164km/h in an 80km/h limit zone, more than double the limit. There were five other teenage occupants of the car at the time.

A 16-year-old young driver of North Perth, has been charged with:

–       Race motor vehicle – Excessive Speed

On December 6 2021, just before 11:00 a.m., a Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer stopped a vehicle travelling on Perth Road 180, in the Municipality of West Perth, after it was found to be travelling in excess of 139km/h in an 80km/h limit zone.

Spencer RITCHIE, 43, of Saugeen First Nation, has been charged with:

–       Race motor vehicle – Excessive Speed

In each incident, a 30-day driving suspension and 14-day vehicle impoundment was initiated as per statute. The accused drivers are scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Stratford at a later date to answer to the charges. 

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