Speeder of the Week

MAPLETON – On May 14 at about 6:30am, a Wellington County OPP officer was monitoring traffic on Wellington Road 7 here.

Police say the officer observed a vehicle that appeared to be travelling above the posted speed limit. The vehicle was allegedly clocked on radar at about 145km/h in an 80km/h zone.

Tye Wayne Pitman, 26, of Clifford, was charged with racing a motor vehicle and is to appear in Guelph court in July.

The driver’s licence and the vehicle were seized for seven days.