September 4, 2014 2:13 pm

Speeder clocked going 169 km/h races to $927 fine on Manitoba highway

Westman RCMP caught multiple super-speeders in western Manitoba on the September long weekend.

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WINNIPEG – The Mounties continue to pull super-speeders off Manitoba’s long, straight highways.

Westman RCMP caught a 21-year-old visitor to Canada going 169 kilometres per hour on the Trans-Canada Highway west of Brandon on the September long weekend, a news release said. He was handed a $927 fine for his excessive speeding.

Westman RCMP ticketed a total of five people with driving more than 50 km/h over the speed limit from Aug. 29 to Sept. 1.

They also ticketed two for driving more than 40 km/h over the limit and 25 for driving more than 30 km/h over the limit.

A 27-year-old Rivers man allegedly damaged farmers’ fields when he tried to evade police. He’s being investigated for dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, flight from a police officer and mischief.

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