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Three Drivers Charged With Stunt Driving


On Saturday, January 21, 2023, at approximately 11:16p.m., an officer with the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Kingsville Detachment stopped a vehicle travelling 145 km/h in a posted 60 km/h zone on County Road 20 near Kratz Sideroad in the Town of Kingsville.

Police charged a 17-year-old of Kingsville, Ontario with drive motor vehicle – perform stunt, contrary to section 172(1) of the Highway Traffic Act.

On January 22, 2023, at approximately 2:35 a.m., a vehicle was observed travelling at 165 km/h in a posted 80 km/h zone on Highway 3 near Sexton Sideroad in the Town of Tecumseh. As a result, this vehicle was stopped and investigated.

A 40-year-old of Leamington was charged with, perform stunt, contrary to section 172(1) of the Highway Traffic Act. The driver was also charged with, Drive vehicle or boat with cannabis readily available and Have care or control of vehicle or boat with cannabis in open original packaging contrary to the Cannabis Control Act.

On January 22, 2023, at approximately 3:58 a.m. a vehicle was observed travelling at 147 km/h in a posted 80 km/h zone on Highway 3 near Graham Sideroad in the Town of Kingsville. As a result, an officer conducted a traffic stop of the speeding vehicle.

Charged with drive motor vehicle – perform stunt, contrary to the section 172(1) of the Highway Traffic Act is a 35-year-old of Kingsville, Ontario.

A 30-day-driving suspension and 14-day vehicle impoundment was initiated as per statute for all three drivers.

The accused are scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice located in Windsor at a later date.

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