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Several Drivers Charged With Stunt Racing Over The Weekend

PETERBOROUGH-The OPP has charged several drivers with stunt racing over the weekend.

At approximately 3:30pm on October 30, 2022, officers say they clocked a vehicle travelling at 175km/h in a posted 80km/h zone on County Road 40.

The 51-year-old driver of Asphodel-Norwood Township, was charged with:

• Drive motor vehicle-perform stunt-excessive speed

On October 29, 2022, officers allegedly clocked a vehicle travelling at 157km/h in a posted 80km/h zone on Highway 7.

The 38-year-old driver of Tweed, was charged with:

• Drive motor vehicle-perform stunt-excessive speed

• Drive vehicle or boat with cannabis readily available

Shortly before 2:30am on October 30, 2022, officers clocked a vehicle travelling at 180km/h in a posted 80km/h zone on Highway 7 according to police.

The 26-year-old driver of Mississauga, was charged with:

• Drive motor vehicle-perform stunt-excessive speed

• Dangerous operation

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

No names were released.

 

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