Barrie man charged with stunt driving on Hwy 69


On April 3 just before 7 a.m., a member of the West Parry Sound Ontario Provincial Police was conducting radar on Highway 69 in The Archipelago Township. Police conducted a traffic stop on a north bound vehicle that was observed travelling at a high rate of speed and as a result was stopped for “Stunt Driving”.

The driver, male, 31 years of age from Barrie was arrested and charged with Race a Motor Vehicle contrary to the HTA. His driver’s licence has been suspended for seven days and the vehicle he was operating has been impounded for seven days. He was served a summons requiring him to attend the Ontario Court of Justice in Parry Sound on April 19 to answer to the charge.

Every person convicted of Race a Motor Vehicle is liable to a fine of not less than $2,000 and not more than $10,000 or to imprisonment for a term of not more than six months, or to both, in addition to his or her driver’s licence being suspended.


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