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Vehicle locked on radar at 140 km/h in an 80 km/h zone

The driver had his licence and vehicle seized for seven days
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On Dec. 3, 2017 at approximately 4:30 p.m., a Wellington County OPP officer was monitoring traffic on County Road 12 near County Road 8, Township of Mapleton.

The officer observed a male driving a 2009 Hyundai 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 140 km/h.

Forty-six-year-old Duane Barrett of Waterloo has been charged with race a motor vehicle contrary to the Highway Traffic Act and will appear in Guelph Provincial Court on Jan. 3, 2018. His driver's licence and vehicle were seized for a period of seven days as per statute.