Members of the Peterborough County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were conducting radar patrol on Highway 28 yesterday morning. Shortly after 12:30am an officer clocked a vehicle travelling at 138km/h in a posted 80km/h zone. Open containers of liquor and cannabis were located within the vehicle during the traffic stop. 

The 27 year old driver of Uxbridge, Ontario was arrested and charged with: 

• Stunt driving in relation to excessive speed

• Driver fail to surrender licence

• Drive vehicle with cannabis readily available

• Drive motor vehicle with open container of liquor

The accused had their driver’s licence suspended and vehicle impounded for seven days.

The accused is scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Peterborough on June 7, 2021.

By NewsChaserNTHLD

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