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Napanee OPP charge 2 motorists with stunt driving in single night

Two drivers going over 50 km/h over the speed limit were stopped in Napanee over the weekend. Nick Westoll / Global News

Napanee OPP stopped two people driving more than 50 km/h over the speed limit within an hour of each other this past weekend.

OPP officers were patrolling the Highway 401 in Napanee on Saturday evening around 11 p.m., when a vehicle allegedly sped past them, travelling 152 km/h in a 100 km/h zone.

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They stopped the car and charged 22-year-old Ankit Mehla of Brampton with stunt driving and careless operation of a motor vehicle.

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Within the hour, another Napanee OPP officer stopped a second vehicle allegedly travelling 165 km/h in the eastbound lanes of Highway 401 in the Napanee area.

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OPP stopped the driver and charged 29-year-old Harjinder Chouhan of Guelph with stunt driving.

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Both of the driver’s vehicles were impounded for seven days.

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