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Friday September 9th, 2016

Posted at 1:26pm

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Two separate incidents of excessive speeding lead to charges in Amherstburg.

The first was around 7pm on Sunday August 28, 2016. Amherstburg Police were conducting radar on Sandwich Street North near Brunner Avenue when the officer observed a motor cycle travelling north bound at a high rate of speed. The silver 2006 Kawasaki was clocked on radar at 167km/hr in a posted 50km/hr zone, an excessive speed of 117Km/hr over the posted speed limit.

The driver a 27-year-old man from LaSalle has been charged with adult race a motor Vehicle excessive speed. The driver’s license has been suspended and his vehicle impounded for seven days.

In a separate incident on Thursday, September 8th, 2016 at 1:48pm, police observed a blue, 2007 Mazda MA5 4 door hatchback travelling northbound in the curb lane of Front Road North. The vehicle was clocked on radar at 130km/hr in a posted 70km/hr zone, 60 Km/hr over the posted speed limit.

The driver a 19-year-old man from Windsor has been charged with adult race a motor Vehicle stunt. The driver’s license has been suspended and his vehicle impounded for seven days.

If convicted both drivers could face a fine between $2,000 and $10,000, six demerit points, up to six months in jail and up to a two-year license suspension for a first conviction.

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