(GARDEN RIVER FIRST NATION, ON) – On April 25, 2020 members from the Sault Ste. Marie Highway Safety Division (HSD) and Traffic Incident Management Enforcement (TIME) team were conducting radar patrol on Highway 17, Garden River First Nation, Ontario.
At approximately 4:10 p.m. officers conducted a traffic stop on a westbound vehicle for traveling in excess of 160 kilometers per hour in a 90 kilometer per hour zone.
As a result of further investigation, a 32 year-old person from Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario was charged with the following:
- Two counts – failure to comply with release order – other than to attend court, contrary to section 145(5((a) of the Criminal Code (CC),
- Race a motor vehicle – excessive speed, contrary to section 172(1) of the Highway Traffic Act (HTA),
- Novice driver – B.A.C. above zero, contrary to section 44.1(3) of the HTA.
The driver’s licence was suspended for 7 days and the vehicle was also impounded for 7 days.
The accused is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice on August 5th, 2020 located at 426 Queen Street, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario.