In the latest instalment of “Hey, buddy, where’s the fire?” the OPP pulled over several people recently for stunt driving.
In one instance, police say an officer tried to pull one driver over, but the person opted to attempt to flee. Police found the vehicle at a nearby service centre.
This took place shortly before 10 p.m. May 2 on Highway 401 in the westbound lanes. The officer clocked the car doing 182 km/h in a 100-km/h zone and was in the process of verifying the licence status of the driver when the vehicle sped off, police say.
Police located the vehicle and driver a short time later at the aforementioned service centre.
A 39-year-old Bradford driver is charged with stunt driving, failing to stop for police and two counts of driving while under suspension.
Three days later, mid-morning, another westbound vehicle was spotted doing 167 km/h on Hwy. 401.
A Chicago driver faces stunt-driving charges.
Later that day, a Caledonia driver was ticketed for stunt driving and for having liquor readily available.
An officer’s radar gun registered 166 km/h.
The officer pulled over the vehicle and spotted open liquor containers inside.