SDG — SD&G OPP officers scooped up six super-speeders on Highway 401 and 417 last weekend — including a London man doing 182 km/h.
By exceeding the posted limit by at least 50 km/h, all six offenders qualified for immediate vehicle impoundment and seven-day licence seizure, under Ontario’s stunt-driving law. They also face court dates and hefty fines.
The 21-year-old from London was stopped Feb. 17 at 10:13 p.m. on the 401 in South Stormont.
Next fastest was a 20-year-old man from Waterloo, clocked at 170 km/h on Feb. 20. Officers pulled him over at 1:53 p.m. on Highway 401 in South Dundas.
Other high speeds earning similar treatment included:
- 162 km/h – male driver, 30, from Montreal, Feb. 17 at 11:22 a.m. on Highway 417, North Glengarry;
- 157 km/h – male driver, 53, from Hamilton, Feb. 17 at 12:26 p.m. on Highway 401, South Dundas;
- 158 km/h – male driver, 20, from Toronto, Feb. 18 at 10:43 a.m., Highway 401, South Dundas;
- 152 km/h – male driver, 19, from Waterloo, Feb. 18 at 3:56 p.m., Highway 401, South Dundas.
22-year-old Cornwall man charged in North Stormont
NORTH STORMONT — A Cornwall man is alleged to have failed to notify authorities about a change of address, in contravention of a condition imposed after a previous incident, according to the SD&G OPP.
Police say that Hugo Longchamps, 22, was arrested after officers attended a Rombough Rd. property Feb. 17 in North Stormont.
Charged with Fail to Comply with Undertaking, the accused is scheduled to appear in Cornwall Court on March 14.