Speeder Nabbed


(ST JOSEPH TOWNSHIP, ON)- On June 19, 2020, members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were on patrol duties on Highway 548 within St Joseph Township.

Shortly after 2:00 p.m., police were west of 15th Sideroad and observed a car travelling at an excessive high rate of speed and subsequently a traffic stop was initiated.

As a result of the investigation, Dakota CORBETT, age 19, from Sault Ste Marie was charged with: Drive Motor Vehicle Perform Stunt-Speeding by 50 or more kilometres per hour, contrary to section 172(1) of the Highway Traffic Act.

The driver’s licence was suspended for seven days and the vehicle impounded as well for seven days.

The accused is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Sault Ste Marie on September 9, 2020.