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New-Wes-Valley RCMP stops two high speeders

On Monday the RCMP in New-Wes-Valley conducted two traffic stops on those travelling at excessive speeds.

An officer from the New-Wes-Valley RCMP Detachment patrolling Route 320 near Valleyfield, observed a car travelling 145 km/h in a posted 80 km/h zone. A traffic stop was conducted and the 18-year-old driver, who had three months of driving experience, was ticketed for excessive speed. The vehicle, carrying three other young occupants, was seized and impounded and the woman’s driver’s licence was suspended.

A short time later, the same police officer observed another speeding vehicle in the same area. A truck was travelling 123 km/h. A traffic stop was conducted and the driver, a 35-year-old woman, was operating an unregistered vehicle without insurance. She was ticketed for the violations and the truck was seized and impounded.

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