On January 25, 2017, members of the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were on general patrol duties on Highway 17 in the Town of Iron Bridge.
Shortly after 11:00 p.m., police observed a westbound vehicle travelling at a high rate of speed. A traffic stop was initiated.
As a result, Tiago VIEIRA, 21 years of age, from Toronto, Ontario, was charged with:
- Drive Motor Vehicle-Perform Stunt-Speeding by 50 or more km/hr in a posted 60 km/hr zone, contrary to section 172(1) of the Highway Traffic Act.
The driver’s licence was seized and his vehicle towed and impounded for 7 days.
The accused is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Blind River on March 29, 2017.