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OPP Charge Multiple Drivers With Speeding On October 20th

PETERBOROUGH-Peterborough County OPP charged a number of drivers with speeding on Thursday, October 20th.

At approximately 7:30am, officers say they clocked a vehicle travelling at 120km/h in a posted 80km/h zone on Highway 7. Further investigation revealed that a warrant had been issued for the driver’s arrest. Illicit drugs were located during a search of the vehicle. The name is being released due to the criminal drug charges.

40-year-old Matthew Clancy of Peterborough, has been charged with:

• Speeding

• Drive motor vehicle-no licence

• Possession of a Schedule I substance-cocaine

Officers say they clocked a vehicle travelling at 132km/h in a posted 80km/h zone on County Road 4 Shortly after 10:15 am.

A 20-year-old driver of Douro-Dummer Township, has been charged with:

• Drive motor vehicle-perform stunt-excessive speed

• Fail to surrender insurance card

• Drive motor vehicle, no currently validated permit

Shortly before 11:00pm, officers clocked a vehicle travelling at 154km/h in a posted 80km/h zone on Highway 7 according to police.

A 24-year-old driver of Nepean, has been charged with:

• Drive motor vehicle-perform stunt-excessive speed

A vehicle was clocked travelling at 172km/h in a posted 100km/h zone on Highway 115 shortly before 11:00 pm according to police.

A 27-year-old driver of Mississauga, has been charged with:

• Drive motor vehicle-perform stunt-excessive speed

All of the accused had their driver’s licence suspended for 30 days and vehicle impounded for 14 days.

 

 

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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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