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3 charged after ‘popping wheelies’ with motorcycles in Wasaga Beach, OPP say

Three Toronto-area men have been charged, police say, after three motorcycles were seen operating dangerously in Wasaga Beach on Sunday afternoon.
Three Toronto-area men have been charged, police say, after three motorcycles were seen operating dangerously in Wasaga Beach on Sunday afternoon. Global News

Three Toronto-area men have been charged, police said, after Huronia West OPP received reports of motorcycles operating dangerously in Wasaga Beach Sunday afternoon.

At about 12:29 p.m., officers received several complaints regarding three motorcycles on Shore Lane, east of 57th Street, police said.

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According to officers, the motorcycles were operating at a high rate of speed and “popping wheelies.”

Police conducted patrols and found three motorcycles in relation to the traffic complaints, OPP said. The drivers were from the Toronto area.

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Two men were charged with flight from a peace officer and dangerous operation, police said. One man was charged with careless driving, not having the proper headlights on, driving a vehicle without plates and driving with an improper licence, police added.

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Officers said they’re seeking witnesses and dash cam footage, and that anyone with information can contact the Huronia West OPP at 705-429-3575.

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