An Ajax, Ont., man faces stunt driving charges following a traffic stop in the City of Kawartha Lakes early Sunday.
According to the City of Kawartha Lakes Police Service, around 1:25 a.m., an officer on patrol clocked a vehicle travelling 142 km/h in a posted 80 km/h zone along Elm Tree Road.
Further investigation revealed the driver was under the influence of alcohol, police say. A small quantity of cannabis was also located in the vehicle, they add.
Christopher Brown, 56, of Ajax, was arrested and charged with impaired operation of a motor vehicle, racing a motor vehicle, speeding and driving a vehicle with cannabis readily available.
His driver’s licence was suspended for seven days and the vehicle was seized and impounded for seven days.
He was released for a future court date in Lindsay, police said.