17-year-old driver hits 131 km/h on County Rd. 31; mischief in Chesterville

The SD&G OPP sign at detachment headquarters in Long Sault. Zandbergen photo, Nation Valley News

SDG — A teenaged motorist travelling at 131 km/h on County Rd. 31 through North Dundas was among the excessive speeders who saw their vehicles impounded and driver’s licences seized for seven days upon being pulled over last week.

Those immediate roadside consequences are a precursor to additional fines and penalties should the super speeder be found guilty in court.

The SD&G OPP stopped the 17-year-old South Dundas resident Nov. 15 at just after 8 p.m. The posted limit was 80 km/h.

A 20-year-old driver from North York similarly lost wheels and licence in South Dundas after being clocked at 159 km/h the same evening (7:20 p.m.) on Highway 401.

Officers also stopped another excessive speeder on Highway 138 in North Stormont shortly after 9:20 a.m. on Nov. 17. That motorist, described only as an “Ontario driver,”  was doing 134 km/h in an 80 km/h zone, according to the detachment.

Mischief at Chesterville Scotiabank property

CHESTERVILLE — Police have identified and continue to investigate two individuals for allegedly damaging the inside of the Chesterville Scotiabank here during the wee hours of Nov. 18.

The investigation has also turned up a piggy bank, according to the SD&G OPP, which wants to hear from anyone in the village who may have had items stolen from inside their vehicle overnight. Cal the detachment at 1-888-310-1122 to report thefts.

Officers responded to the reported mischief at Chesterville Scotiabank shortly before 1:40 a.m.

Dirt bike stolen

SOUTH STORMONT — A blue and red Yamaha YZ250 was stolen from a Cameron Rd. property.

The theft was reported Nov. 15 to the SD&G OPP at just after 11:30 p.m.

 

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