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Wroxeter Racer Caught Going 100+ in a 60

(HOWICK, ON) – A Perth County resident had his vehicle impounded and his licence suspended this past weekend after he was caught racing through Wroxeter. 

On Sunday, May 15, 2022 at approximately 8:21 p.m. a Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer was conducting RADAR patrols in Wroxeter when he observed a compact vehicle travelling eastbound through the village at a high rate of speed. A speed measurement was taken and the vehicle was found to be travelling more than 40 km/h over the posted 60 km/h zone. 

A traffic stop was conducted and the driver was subsequently charged. Peter STEWART, 23 years of age from Listowel has been charged with Race a Motor Vehicle – Perform a Stunt. The defendant now has to attend Provincial Offences Act court in Goderich to answer to the charge.