OPP Reports

Drivers Charged With Racing and Stunt Driving in Caledon

Submitted to Just Sayin' Caledon

Drivers continue to disregard speed limits throughout the Town of Caledon and officers from the Caledon OPP Detachment continue to enforce the speed limits in an effort to prevent speed-related collisions and tragedies on our roadways.

Officers from the Caledon OPP are often called to the area of Walker Road and Borland Circle to address the issue of drivers disobeying speed limits in the residential area. On Friday, June 19th, 2020, at approximately 3:07 p.m., while conducting speed enforcement in the area, a member of the Traffic Unit observed a motor vehicle operating at a high rate of speed. The vehicle in question registered a speed of 91 km/h in a 40 km/h zone.

While speaking to the driver, the officer smelled an odour of cannabis coming from the interior of the motor vehicle. The driver proceeded to produce a plastic bag containing cannabis from the area near the middle console. As a result, a 32-year-old driver from Niagara Falls, was charged with:

  • Race a motor vehicle – excessive speed, and
  • Drive vehicle or boat with cannabis readily available.

Furthermore, the following drivers have been stopped and charged with Stunt Driving over the weekend:

  • On Friday, June 19th, 2020 at about 8:40 p.m., a 25-year-old driver from Brampton was stopped for driving 139 km/h in a posted 80 km/h zone on Highway 10 near Forks of the Credit Road;
  • On Saturday, June 20th, at about 11:29 p.m., a 24-year-old driver from Brampton, was stopped for going 136 km/h in a posted 80 km/h zone on Highway 10;
  • On Sunday, June 21st, at about 10:13 a.m., a 46-year-old driver from Amaranth, was caught driving 143 km/h in a posted 80 km/h zone on Highway 10 near Forks of the Credit Road;
  • On Sunday, June 21st, 2020 at approximately 11:53 p.m., a 24-year-old driver from North York, was pulled over for driving 120 km/h in a posted 50 km/h zone on Highway 10 and Charleston Side Road;
  • On Monday, June 22nd, at about 12:41 a.m., a driver was stopped for driving 101 km/h in a posted 50 km/h zone on Highway 10 and Charleston Side Road.

The above drivers were charged with Stunt Driving and received an immediate seven-day vehicle impound and driver’s licence suspension. They are scheduled to appear in Caledon East Provincial Court to answer to the charges.

 

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