Leeds County – Members of the Leeds County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) continue to lay charges for a variety of offences.
Stunt Driver stopped
On October 5, 2019 just after 3:00 a.m. Leeds County officers observed a vehicle travelling at almost double the posted speed limit, westbound on Highway 401, Front Leeds-Lansdowne Township. The vehicle was stopped for investigation and a 20 year-old of Oshawa was charged under the Highway Traffic Act with race motor vehicle – excessive speed, fail to surrender licence and fail to stop on right for emergency vehicle. The vehicle was impounded for seven days.
Expired plate, driver arrested for outstanding warrants
On October 6, 2019 at about 11:00 p.m. an officer observed a southbound vehicle on County Road 42, south of Forfar. The vehicle plate was found to be expired and a traffic stop was conducted. The driver, 37 years old, was arrested on three outstanding warrants. The accused was also charged with drive motor vehicle- no licence and no currently validated permit under the Highway Traffic Act and fail to surrender insurance card under the Compulsory Automobile Insurance Act.
Young person driving with no licence
On October 6, 2019 just after 2:45 a.m. Leeds County officers stopped a vehicle travelling southbound on County Road 29 in Addison. Investigation led to a 16 year old from Brockville being charged with drive motor vehicle- no licence under the Highway Traffic Act.