Speeders of the Week

WELLINGTON NORTH – On June 20 at about 11:10am, a Wellington County OPP officer was monitoring traffic and conducting radar on Wellington Road 109.

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 140km/h in an 80km/h zone.

Austin Nyenhouis, 25, of Sebringville, was charged with racing a motor vehicle and is to appear in Guelph court on Sept. 2.

GUELPH – On June 20 at about 1pm, a Wellington County OPP officer was monitoring traffic on Highway 6 near Laird Road 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 150km/h in an 80km/h zone.

Azher Asif Mohammed, 44, of Barrie, was charged with racing a motor vehicle and is to appear in Guelph court on Sept. 2.

WELLINGTON NORTH – On June 25 at about 6:20am, a Wellington County OPP officer was monitoring traffic on Concession 11 in the hamlet of Farewell.

“This was in regards to recent community complaints about vehicles traveling at a high rate of speed through the area on a regular basis,” police stated in a release.

Police say the officer observed a 2006 pickup truck that appeared to be travelling above the posted speed limit. The vehicle was allegedly clocked on radar at about 110km/h in a 50km/h zone.

Anthony Scott Martin, 23, of Wellington North, was charged with racing a motor vehicle and is to appear in Guelph court on Sept. 16.

Police say Wellington OPP officers previously conducted speed enforcement in the same area on June 17, charging seven drivers with speeding in two hours.

“Wellington OPP will continue to monitor this community and conduct strict enforcement in an effort to slow drivers down through this residential and school area,” states the OPP press release.

In the above incidents the driver’s licence and the vehicle were seized for seven days.