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Driver charged after vehicle clocked traveling more than 50 km/h over speed limit

His driver's licence and vehicle were seized for seven days
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On Dec. 12, 2017 at approximately 10 a.m., a Wellington County OPP officer was monitoring traffic on Highway 6 near Sideroad 18, Township of Mapleton. The officer observed a male driving a 2015 Chevrolet Silverado 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 130 km/h.

Forty-year-old Gronville Virgo of Woodstock has been charged with race a motor vehicle contrary to the Highway Traffic Act and will appear in Guelph Provincial Court on Jan. 17, 2018. His driver's licence and vehicle were seized for a period of seven days as per statute.