Suspended Driver Charged Two Times Hours Apart
Source: Area OPP
Date: Mon Jun 24 02:47:14 MST 2019
(TOWNSHIP OF CENTRE WELLINGTON, ON) - On June 19, 2019, at approximately 2:15 a.m. an OPP officer was monitoring traffic on Tower Street South in the Town of Fergus. The officer observed a white sedan travelling at a speed that appeared to be above the posted 80 km/h speed limit. The vehicle was locked on radar in excess of 125 km/h.
29-year-old Matthew Kyle ABEL of Fergus has been charged with Careless Driving, Suspended Driving (two counts) and Speeding. The accused is scheduled to appear in Guelph Provincial Court on September 4, 2019. Both vehicles were seized for a period of seven days as per statute.