Police Briefs — Thursday April 20, 2017

A woman from Thornhill is facing stunt driving charges, after her vehicle was clocked at more than 150 km/hr on Hwy. 401 in Chatham-Kent.

OPP say the driver, 50, was stopped in the construction zone near Harwich Rd., during the lunch hour Wednesday, for doing more than 80 km/hr over the speed limit.

The woman’s licence has been suspended and the vehicle impounded for seven days.

She will appear in a Chatham court in June.


Chatham-Kent OPP officers have charged a 41 year old Windsor man with drunk driving.

An eastbound vehicle was spotted doing 130 km/hr on the 401 near Bloomfield Road on April 15th and while speaking with the driver, the officer determined the driver had consumed alcohol and he was transported to the detachment for further tests.