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Teen charged with stunt driving

KAWARTHA LAKES-A recent vehicle stop conducted by the Ontario Provincial Police has resulted in a local male facing two driving related charges.

Police say on April 28th an officer was patrolling on Porter Road when a vehicle travelling at 132km/h in an 80km/h zone was observed. The vehicle was subsequently stopped and the ensuing investigation allegedly revealed the presence of 1.5 grams of cannabis in the vehicle.

As a result, the driver, Chase Reynolds, 19 years of age, was charged with the following offences:

  • Race a motor vehicle – excessive speed, contrary to the Highway Traffic Act
  • Drive motor vehicle with cannabis readily available, contrary to the Cannabis Control Act

The officer seized the cannabis and the vehicle was towed from the scene to be impounded for seven days.

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Pamela Vanmeer
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Pamela VanMeer is a two time winner of the prestigious Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) Award. Her investigative reports on abuse in Long Term Care Homes garnered international attention for the issue and won the Ron Laidlaw Award. She is a former reporter and anchor at CHEX News, now Global Peterborough and helped launch the New CHEX Daily, a daily half hour talk show. While at CHCH News in Hamilton she covered some of the biggest news stories of the day.

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