Frontenac OPP report busy weekend, multiple charges

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Members of the Frontenac Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) had their hands full over the past weekend, and laid charges for stunt driving, cannabis, and driving while suspended, among others.

Kingston

On Saturday, May 25, 2019 shortly before 12:00 p.m. a Frontenac Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer was conducting speed enforcement on Highway 15 near Washburn Road. The officer stopped a vehicle travelling at 54 kilometers over the speed limit. The driver, a 21 year old from Amherstview Ontario, was charged with stunt driving which resulted in the licence and vehicle being seized for seven days and the driver was given a summons to appear in Provincial Offences Court in Kingston at a future date to answer to the charge.

 

On Saturday, May 25, 2019 just after 4:30 p.m. a Frontenac Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer was conducting speed enforcement on Highway 401 near Sydenham Road. The officer stopped a vehicle travelling at 38 kilometers over the speed limit. As a result of the investigation the 34 year old driver from Glenburnie was charged with speeding and driving with a suspended licence.

Then, on Sunday, May 26, 2019 shortly after 3:00 p.m. the same officer was near the area of Highway 401 and Montreal Street and observed the same driver, operating the same vehicle as the day before. As a result of the investigation, Lawrence McEwen was charged with breach of probation, breach of a weapons prohibition, fail to comply with probation order, possession of a prohibited device, and suspended driving. The accused was held for a bail hearing at the Ontario Court of Justice in Kingston.

Inverary

On Sunday, May 26, 2019 shortly after 7:00 p.m. a Frontenac Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer was conducting speed enforcement on Perth Road near Davidson Side Road. The officer stopped a vehicle travelling at 30 kilometers over the speed limit. As a result of the investigation, the 20 year old driver was charged with speeding, no insurance, cannabis accessible to the driver, and a three day licence suspension after registering a warning on the roadside alcohol screening device. The driver was given a summons to appear in Provincial Offences Court in Kingston at a future date to answer to the charges.

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