Driver Charged With Stunt Driving – Speeding on Front Road

Case # 22-475

On Tuesday, January 25th just before 11:00 a.m., a 22 year old female from Amherstburg was observed by a LaSalle Police Officer operating her black Ford sedan at a high rate of speed on Front Road near Jewel Street in LaSalle. The officer recorded her speed on radar at 105 km/h in a posted 50 km/h zone, 55 km/h over the posted speed limit.

The officer stopped the vehicle and issued the driver with a summons for Drive Motor Vehicle – Perform Stunt – Speeding, contrary to section 172(1) of the Highway Traffic Act. As a result of the charge, her drivers licence was automatically suspended for a period of 30 days and the vehicle she was operating was impounded for a period of 14 days, for which she will be responsible for all associated towing and storage fees.

If convicted, she will face a fine of not less than $2000.00 and her licence could be suspended for not more than two years (if this is a first conviction) and not more than ten years on any subsequent conviction.