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Racing charge laid: OPP

Web posted on March 14, 2020

(TOWNSHIP OF CENTRE WELLINGTON, ON) - On March 5, 2020, at approximately 1:45 a.m., a Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer was monitoring traffic and conducting radar on Wellington Road 22 near Highway 6. The officer observed a black pick-up truck travelling eastbound at a speed that appeared to be well above the posted 80 km/h speed limit. The vehicle was locked on radar in excess of 170 km/h.

 As a result, Peter Edward HARRIS, 51-year-old resident of Chatham, has been charged with Racing a Motor Vehicle contrary to the Highway Traffic Act. The defendant is scheduled to appear in Guelph at the Ontario Court of Justice - Provincial Offences Court on May 6, 2020. Their vehicle and driver's licence were seized for a period of seven days as per statute.