Police news: OPP charge two with stunt driving on Airport Rd

May 14, 2018   ·   0 Comments

On Monday (May 7) Dufferin OPP officers were conducting speed enforcement on Airport Road near Mono’s 30 Sideroad when they clocked two vehicles traveling at a high rates of speed.   

The first vehicle was clocked at 136 km/h in the posted 80 km/h zone and the second at 155 km/h. Police initiated two traffic stops and as a result charged a 51-year-old male from Everett and a 59-year-old female from Oakville with racing.   Both had their driver’s licences suspended and their vehicles impounded for seven days and will appear in Ontario Court of Justice in Orangeville at a later date to answer to the charges.

Charged with mischief

On Friday, May 4, at 8:21 p.m., Dufferin OPP responded to a report of a red pickup truck driving in Madill Drive in Mono with the occupants observed smashing mail boxes. 

Police traced the vehicle to a residence in Melancthon.  After a short investigation police arrested 18-year-old Cameron McDonald of Melancthon and charged him with mischief under $5000.

The accused will appear in Orangeville Ontario Court of Justice on June 12 to answer to the charge.

Collision leads to impaired charge

On Saturday, May 5, at 7:22 p.m., Dufferin OPP were dispatched to a property-damage collision on Amaranth Street near Main Street in the Town of Grand Valley.

Upon arriving police determined that a female driver had consumed an alcoholic beverage.  The driver was administered a roadside test and registered a fail.

She was arrested for operating a motor vehicle while having a blood alcohol content over 80 mg/100 mL and taken to Dufferin OPP Detachment for breath test

As a result of a police investigation the driver, 69-year-old Gladys Mary House of Grand Valley, is charged with impaired driving and driving with more than 80 mg of alcohol in 100 mL of blood.   Her vehicle was impounded and driver’s licence was suspended for 90 days and she was released on a promise to appear returnable to Tuesday, May 22, in Orangeville Ontario Court of Justice.

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