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Manitoba driver slapped with $1,900 in fines for early morning ‘Rolex delivery’

Manitoba RCMP pulled this driver over for speeding. RCMP Manitoba

A Manitoba driver is facing $1,900 in fines after getting busted speeding down Highway 1 near Portage la Prairie early Friday morning.

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The man, 26, gave RCMP the excuse that he was in a rush to get three Rolex watches to a friend in Winnipeg when he was pulled over at 12:05 a.m. travelling 190 km/h in a 100 zone.

He was charged with speeding and driving carelessly, and faces a licence review with Manitoba Public Insurance.

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