KAWARTHA LAKES-A local teen is facing multiple charges after a recent vehicle stop conducted by the Kawartha Lakes OPP.
Police say on November 11, 2020 an officer from the City of Kawartha Lakes detachment of the OPP was conducting traffic enforcement on Thunderbridge Road when a vehicle was stopped for excessive speed.
The ensuing investigation resulted in the 17 year old driver being charged with the following offences:
- Race a motor vehicle – excessive speed, contrary to the Highway Traffic Act
- Fail to surrender licence, contrary to the Highway Traffic Act
- Fail to surrender insurance, contrary to the Compulsory Automobile Insurance Act
- Drive vehicle with cannabis readily available, contrary to the Cannabis Control Act
The accused is scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Lindsay on February 2, 2021.