Aug 2 - UPPER OTTAWA VALLEY OPP CHARGE TWO WITH STUNT DRIVING

FROM/DE:  Upper Ottawa Valley OPP                DATE:  August 2, 2018

 

 

UPPER OTTAWA VALLEY OPP CHARGE TWO WITH STUNT DRIVING
 
(PETAWAWA, ON) –  On the morning of August 2, 2018 a member of the Upper Ottawa Valley Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) conducted a traffic stop on Highway 17 in the Town of Petawawa after two vehicles, a motorcycle and a passenger car, were found to be travelling 161 kilometres per hour in a posted 90 kilometres per hour zone.  Both drivers from Petawawa, a 31-year-old male and a 37-year-old female, were charged with operating a motor vehicle while performing a stunt – speeding, contrary to the Highway Traffic Act (HTA). 
 
The drivers were issued a summons to appear at the Ontario Provincial Offences Court in Pembroke.  Both drivers also had their drivers licenses suspended and their vehicles towed and impounded, both for a period of seven days.
 
Contact:  Cst. Shawn Peever
                Upper Ottawa Valley OPP Detachment
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