Teen stopped for speeding 96 km/h over speed limit in Russell: OPP
OTTAWA -- Ontario Provincial Police say a teen is facing a charge of stunt driving after an officer spotted a vehicle speeding 96 kilometres an hour over the speed limit in Russell.
A Russell County OPP officer was conducting radar enforcement on Eadie Road in Russell on May 13.
Police say the officer observed a vehicle travelling 146 kilometres an hour in a 50 kilometre an hour zone.
A 17-year-old from Kenmore, Ontario was charged with “race a motor vehicle – excessive speed” under the Highway Traffic Act. The driver’s licence was suspended for seven days and the vehicle was impounded.
On May 12, an 18-year-old from Embrun was charged with stunt driving in The Nation.
The OPP says an officer stopped a vehicle traveling 133 kilometres an hour in an 80 kilometres an hour zone on Route 500 West.