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Simcoe Reformer
Motorcycle rider injured in crashA Hamilton man was charged under the Highway Traffic Act this week following a
Motorcycle rider injured in crash
Simcoe Reformer / Posted 13 hours ago
A Hamilton man was charged under the Highway Traffic Act this week following a two-vehicle collision involving a motorcycle. The crash occurred on Haldimand Road 3 in Nanticoke near Highway 70 Wednesday around 7:30 a.m. Haldimand OPP report a black... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Accused calls police officer 'pig'referring to him as a 'pig,'" police said in a release. The officer approached
Accused calls police officer 'pig'
The Sudbury Star / Posted 18 hours ago
referring to him as a 'pig,'" police said in a release. The officer approached the man "as he was in violation of the Highway Traffic Act by operating a bicycle at night without a light," the release states. "Once the male identified himself,... Read more
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CBC.ca
Ringing endorsement: meet the man on a mission to get cyclists to use their bellsis working, he said: significantly more cyclists are ringing their bells. Bell
Ringing endorsement: meet the man on a mission to get cyclists to use their bells
CBC.ca / Posted yesterday
is working, he said: significantly more cyclists are ringing their bells. Bells mandated by province Under Ontario's Highway Traffic Act, every bicycle must be equipped with an "alarm bell, gong or horn" and should be sounded "whenever it is... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Sudbury driver was not drunk, just very tireddescribed in detail the driving displayed by the Jeep driver. As a result, the
Sudbury driver was not drunk, just very tired
The Sudbury Star / Posted 2 days ago
described in detail the driving displayed by the Jeep driver. As a result, the 74-year old Sudbury resident was charged with careless driving under the Highway Traffic Act. Upon conviction, the offence carries a fine of $490 and six demerit poi... Read more
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Woodstock Sentinel-Review
One charged after chain-reaction crashof collisions that involved six other vehicles. A 21-year-old man has been cha
One charged after chain-reaction crash
Woodstock Sentinel-Review / Posted 2 days ago
of collisions that involved six other vehicles. A 21-year-old man has been charged with careless driving under the Highway Traffic Act. The Honda, and the other vehicles involved, had been merging because of lane restrictions from nearby... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Must I show my ID to a cop if pulled over while riding my bike?bike and he was walking. The police cruiser pulled over, the officer got out an
Must I show my ID to a cop if pulled over while riding my bike?
The Globe and Mail / Posted 3 days ago
bike and he was walking. The police cruiser pulled over, the officer got out and asked to see my identification as per the Highway Traffic Act. Am I obliged to show them ? Also, they tried charging me for operating a “vehicle” without ID. Do I need... Read more
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CTV News
Few charges being laid under new Ontario traffic law for passing cyclistsOntario Attorney General's Office says a total of 19 motorists have been charge
Few charges being laid under new Ontario traffic law for passing cyclists
CTV News / Posted 3 days ago
Ontario Attorney General's Office says a total of 19 motorists have been charged under Section 148 (6.1) of the Highway Traffic Act, which came into effect on Sept. 1, 2015. The law was introduced last year to protect cyclists, by... Read more
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Simcoe Reformer
Man faces sex assault chargea motor vehicle - excessive speed, failing to surrender permit for vehicle and
Man faces sex assault charge
Simcoe Reformer / Posted 6 days ago
a motor vehicle - excessive speed, failing to surrender permit for vehicle and failing to surrender licence contrary to the Highway Traffic Act. The minimum fine if convicted is $2,000 and an automatic drivers licence suspension for seven days. The... Read more
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Delhi News Record
Man faces sex assault chargea motor vehicle - excessive speed, failing to surrender permit for vehicle and
Man faces sex assault charge
Delhi News Record / Posted 6 days ago
a motor vehicle - excessive speed, failing to surrender permit for vehicle and failing to surrender licence contrary to the Highway Traffic Act. The minimum fine if convicted is $2,000 and an automatic drivers licence suspension for seven days. The... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
Same day arrest - twiceStreet at 10:30 a.m. Damage was estimated at $100. A 60-year-old Chatham man
Same day arrest - twice
Chatham Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
Street at 10:30 a.m. Damage was estimated at $100. A 60-year-old Chatham man was charged with an offence under the Highway Traffic Act. Driver slams into pole A 21-year-old Dover Township man was charged with careless driving after his... Read more
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Chatham This Week
Woman arrested twice on same day18. Police say he was not critically injured. The driver of the vehicle was c
Woman arrested twice on same day
Chatham This Week / Posted 6 days ago
18. Police say he was not critically injured. The driver of the vehicle was charged with an undisclosed violation of the Highway Traffic Act. Careless driver hits hydro pole On Aug. 18 around 4 p.m. a driver on Howard Road lost control of his... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Charges nearly doubleSharp increases in Highway Traffic Act offences were recorded in Oro-Medonte To
Charges nearly double
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 7 days ago
Sharp increases in Highway Traffic Act offences were recorded in Oro-Medonte Township during the first four months of this year. According to information presented to township council at a recent meeting, OPP reportedly laid 1,050 charges under the... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Charges nearly doubleSharp increases in Highway Traffic Act offences were recorded in Oro-Medonte To
Charges nearly double
Barrie Examiner / Posted 7 days ago
Sharp increases in Highway Traffic Act offences were recorded in Oro-Medonte Township during the first four months of this year. According to information presented to township council at a recent meeting, OPP reportedly laid 1,050 charges under the... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
Man admits to ‘bad mistake’a police officer stopped a vehicle driven by Jones, whose driver's licence had
Man admits to ‘bad mistake’
Sarnia Observer / Posted 7 days ago
a police officer stopped a vehicle driven by Jones, whose driver's licence had been suspended. Jones was arrested for the Highway Traffic Act offence, but a search found the 24 pills of two and four-milligram strength. There were no indications... Read more
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Simcoe Reformer
Church vandalizedkm/h in a 80 km/h zone. Police have charged Christine Dyer with racing a motor
Church vandalized
Simcoe Reformer / Posted 9 days ago
km/h in a 80 km/h zone. Police have charged Christine Dyer with racing a motor vehicle – excessive speed contrary to the highway traffic act. Arson investigation A vehicle fire causing about $5,000 damage in Dunnville is being investigated as... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Cyclist scratched my car, but I'm the one who paysin an unconscious contravention of the law at a very tender age.” — In 1989, t
Cyclist scratched my car, but I'm the one who pays
Calgary Sun / Posted 11 days ago
in an unconscious contravention of the law at a very tender age.” — In 1989, the city asked the province to amend the Highway Traffic Act (HTA) to require cyclists to identify themselves when stopped by police. — A driver’s licence isn’t... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
Woman arrested for alleged assaultthe vehicle, was driving when the vehicle went off road and rolled several time
Woman arrested for alleged assault
Chatham Daily News / Posted 12 days ago
the vehicle, was driving when the vehicle went off road and rolled several times. The man, who has been charged under the Highway Traffic Act, escaped without injuries. Damage to the vehicle is estimated at $5,000. Woman arrested for alleged... Read more
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Simcoe Reformer
Thrown object smashes windshieldEdward Montgomery was charged with excessive speed, speeding and fail to surren
Thrown object smashes windshield
Simcoe Reformer / Posted 13 days ago
Edward Montgomery was charged with excessive speed, speeding and fail to surrender permit for motor vehicle contrary to the Highway Traffic Act. Theft of gas and generators Two Honda generators and about 1,200 litres of diesel fuel were removed... Read more
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Delhi News Record
Thrown object smashes windshieldEdward Montgomery was charged with excessive speed, speeding and fail to surren
Thrown object smashes windshield
Delhi News Record / Posted 13 days ago
Edward Montgomery was charged with excessive speed, speeding and fail to surrender permit for motor vehicle contrary to the Highway Traffic Act. Theft of gas and generators Two Honda generators and about 1,200 litres of diesel fuel were removed... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Police Chief Bordeleau cleared of misconduct allegations in traffic ticket caseBordeleau did not engage in misconduct. Chief Bordeleau did not attempt to use
Police Chief Bordeleau cleared of misconduct allegations in traffic ticket case
Calgary Sun / Posted 15 days ago
Bordeleau did not engage in misconduct. Chief Bordeleau did not attempt to use his position to influence the outcome of the Highway Traffic Act matter nor to communicate with the prosecutors. … The withdrawal of the charge happened because the... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Brampton driver issued ticket despite dashcam video showing he had right of wayPeel Regional Police confirmed the driver going through the intersection on a g
Brampton driver issued ticket despite dashcam video showing he had right of way
Calgary Sun / Posted 15 days ago
Peel Regional Police confirmed the driver going through the intersection on a green light received a ticket under the Highway Traffic Act . “But that doesn’t necessarily mean that the officer viewed the video at the time,” said Const. Bally... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Tuesday's letters to the editorSummers can be long and boring without cash to shop at the mall or gain your fi
Tuesday's letters to the editor
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 16 days ago
Summers can be long and boring without cash to shop at the mall or gain your first experience with forbidden beverages and Highway Traffic Act infractions. On the plus side, I’m thrilled that your empty summer hours and poverty have not led you to... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
My car won't be driven – do I still need insurance?without plates and insurance, you could be charged with driving without registr
My car won't be driven – do I still need insurance?
The Globe and Mail / Posted 17 days ago
without plates and insurance, you could be charged with driving without registration – which nets a $60-500 fine under the Highway Traffic Act. And driving without insurance is even pricier. “Drivers convicted of operating a motor vehicle without... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
Careless driving injured twoFriday. On Friday there was a joint resolution presented by Crown and defence
Careless driving injured two
Sarnia Observer / Posted 20 days ago
Friday. On Friday there was a joint resolution presented by Crown and defence lawyers for Gordon to be found guilty of the Highway Traffic Act offence of careless driving. All other charges against Gordon were dismissed Friday. Factors considered... Read more
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Northumberland Today
Cobourg Police discuss July and August STEPsthe attention of the police will be those modifications that would cause the ve
Cobourg Police discuss July and August STEPs
Northumberland Today / Posted 21 days ago
the attention of the police will be those modifications that would cause the vehicle not to meet the changes to the Ontario Highway Traffic Act, Ontario Regulations 611 regarding passenger and light-duty vehicle-inspection standards.” A few... Read more
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SouthwesternOntario.ca
Brampton man faces racing charge after being clocked doing 143 km/h on Wellington Road 109vehicle were seized for a period of seven days as per statute. A 20-year-old B
Brampton man faces racing charge after being clocked doing 143 km/h on Wellington Road 109
SouthwesternOntario.ca / Posted 23 days ago
vehicle were seized for a period of seven days as per statute. A 20-year-old Brampton man has been charged with Race a Motor Vehicle contrary to the Highway Traffic Act. He is to appear in Guelph Provincial Court on Sept. 7 to answer to the ch... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Brant sees rise in violent crime chargeshalf of 2016, up 14.8 per cent for the same period last year. Meanwhile, the d
Brant sees rise in violent crime charges
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 23 days ago
half of 2016, up 14.8 per cent for the same period last year. Meanwhile, the detachment has laid 506 charges under the Highway Traffic Act in June. That's up 23.4 per cent over 410 charges during the same month last year. The main charges... Read more
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Pembroke Daily Observer
Eganville celebrates 125 yearswas suspended. In response, McMahon founded the Share the Road Cycling Coaliti
Eganville celebrates 125 years
Pembroke Daily Observer / Posted 24 days ago
was suspended. In response, McMahon founded the Share the Road Cycling Coalition, and lobbied the province to amend the Highway Traffic Act to toughen the law regarding drivers who drive with suspended licences. The amendment, known as Greg's... Read more
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The Sault Star
Driver chargedwoman was charged following a two-vehicle collision at Upton Road and Wellingto
Driver charged
The Sault Star / Posted 25 days ago
woman was charged following a two-vehicle collision at Upton Road and Wellington Street East late Sunday morning. No one was hurt. A female, 65, was charged under the Highway Traffic Act with fail to yield to traffic on through high... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Mischief maker charged with several offencesHe refused to provide a required breath sample, and was also charged with faili
Mischief maker charged with several offences
The Sudbury Star / Posted 27 days ago
He refused to provide a required breath sample, and was also charged with failing to stop or flight from police. Numerous Highway Traffic Act charges were also laid as a result of further investigation: Kirk (he asked that his last name not be... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
OPP reminding drivers to 'Move Over 'the Move Over law was enacted in 2003. The OPP laid a total of 2,031 charges l
OPP reminding drivers to 'Move Over '
Barrie Examiner / Posted 27 days ago
the Move Over law was enacted in 2003. The OPP laid a total of 2,031 charges last year under Ontario’s Move Over law [Highway Traffic Act Section 159 (2)(3)]. The only year that saw a higher number was in 2008 when more than 2,800 charges were... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
Rights violation brings dismissalabout his reason for being on the dead-end street. There is a low threshold fo
Rights violation brings dismissal
Sarnia Observer / Posted 27 days ago
about his reason for being on the dead-end street. There is a low threshold for reasonable detention by police under the Highway Traffic Act, said Austin. An officer can detain a driver to check their identity under the Act and can also detain a... Read more
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Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin
OPP reminding drivers to 'Move Over 'the Move Over law was enacted in 2003. The OPP laid a total of 2,031 charges l
OPP reminding drivers to 'Move Over '
Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin / Posted 27 days ago
the Move Over law was enacted in 2003. The OPP laid a total of 2,031 charges last year under Ontario’s Move Over law [Highway Traffic Act Section 159 (2)(3)]. The only year that saw a higher number was in 2008 when more than 2,800 charges were... Read more
5 related stories
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Orillia Packet & Times
OPP reminding drivers to 'Move Over 'the Move Over law was enacted in 2003. The OPP laid a total of 2,031 charges l
OPP reminding drivers to 'Move Over '
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 27 days ago
the Move Over law was enacted in 2003. The OPP laid a total of 2,031 charges last year under Ontario’s Move Over law [Highway Traffic Act Section 159 (2)(3)]. The only year that saw a higher number was in 2008 when more than 2,800 charges were... Read more
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SouthwesternOntario.ca
Stupid, Deadly: Time to drive home the danger of ‘stunt’ drivingroad test every 5 years and maybe a written and road test every 10 years? Peopl
Stupid, Deadly: Time to drive home the danger of ‘stunt’ driving
SouthwesternOntario.ca / Posted 28 days ago
road test every 5 years and maybe a written and road test every 10 years? People can be kept up to date on changes to the Highway Traffic Act, have any driving flaws pointed out during the road test (maybe a failure because of a serious bad habit... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Licence plate reader finds disqualified driverto be under two separate criminal suspensions. A 59-year-old Bradford man has
Licence plate reader finds disqualified driver
Barrie Examiner / Posted 28 days ago
to be under two separate criminal suspensions. A 59-year-old Bradford man has been charged with driving while disqualified, and several Highway Traffic Act and insurance charges. He was given a September court date and his vehicle was imp... Read more
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SouthwesternOntario.ca
OPP launch “Move Over” campaign over Civic Holiday Long Weekendthe Move Over law was enacted in 2003. The OPP laid a total of 2,031 charges l
OPP launch “Move Over” campaign over Civic Holiday Long Weekend
SouthwesternOntario.ca / Posted 29 days ago
the Move Over law was enacted in 2003. The OPP laid a total of 2,031 charges last year under Ontario’s Move Over law [Highway Traffic Act Section 159 (2)(3)]. The only year that saw a higher number was in 2008, when more than 2,800 charges... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Is it legal to pass a funeral procession?Schmidt says. “I don’t think they intentionally go slow but, because of the vol
Is it legal to pass a funeral procession?
The Globe and Mail / Posted a month ago
Schmidt says. “I don’t think they intentionally go slow but, because of the volume, that ends up happening.” Ontario’s Highway Traffic Act doesn’t address funerals, the MTO says, but the laws in some provinces do. Greene says section 165 of... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Teen driver chargeda stop sign. The teenager was charged with failing to stop, careless driving,
Teen driver charged
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted a month ago
a stop sign. The teenager was charged with failing to stop, careless driving, and being an unaccompanied driver under the Highway Traffic Act of Ontario is Joshua Stechnicki of Picton. He was issued a Summons with an appearance date of August 19... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
R.I.D.E. program leads to two arrestsfor having more than .50 mgs) of alcohol in their system. Police also removed
R.I.D.E. program leads to two arrests
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 1 months ago
for having more than .50 mgs) of alcohol in their system. Police also removed a vehicle from the road it deemed unfit to be operated. Several fines were doled out in contravention of the Highway Traffic Act and Compulsory Automobile Insurance... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
Two arrested in Niagara RIDE stops Saturdaymilligrams of alcohol in their blood. Police also removed a vehicle from the r
Two arrested in Niagara RIDE stops Saturday
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 1 months ago
milligrams of alcohol in their blood. Police also removed a vehicle from the roadway, as it was deemed unfit to be operated. Many fines were also issued to drivers in contravention of the Highway Traffic Act and Compulsory Automobile Insurance... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
Two arrested in Niagara RIDE stops Saturdaymilligrams of alcohol in their blood. Police also removed a vehicle from the r
Two arrested in Niagara RIDE stops Saturday
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 1 months ago
milligrams of alcohol in their blood. Police also removed a vehicle from the roadway, as it was deemed unfit to be operated. Many fines were also issued to drivers in contravention of the Highway Traffic Act and Compulsory Automobile Insurance... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
R.I.D.E. program leads to two arrestsfor having more than .50 mgs) of alcohol in their system. Police also removed
R.I.D.E. program leads to two arrests
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 1 months ago
for having more than .50 mgs) of alcohol in their system. Police also removed a vehicle from the road it deemed unfit to be operated. Several fines were doled out in contravention of the Highway Traffic Act and Compulsory Automobile Insurance... Read more
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Welland Tribune
Two arrested in Niagara RIDE stops Saturdaymilligrams of alcohol in their blood. Police also removed a vehicle from the r
Two arrested in Niagara RIDE stops Saturday
Welland Tribune / Posted 1 months ago
milligrams of alcohol in their blood. Police also removed a vehicle from the roadway, as it was deemed unfit to be operated. Many fines were also issued to drivers in contravention of the Highway Traffic Act and Compulsory Automobile Insurance... Read more
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Welland Tribune
R.I.D.E. program leads to two arrestsfor having more than .50 mgs) of alcohol in their system. Police also removed
R.I.D.E. program leads to two arrests
Welland Tribune / Posted 1 months ago
for having more than .50 mgs) of alcohol in their system. Police also removed a vehicle from the road it deemed unfit to be operated. Several fines were doled out in contravention of the Highway Traffic Act and Compulsory Automobile Insurance... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
Man charged with sexual assault$10,000. Motor vehicle collision in Chatham A 36-year-old Leamington man has
Man charged with sexual assault
Chatham Daily News / Posted 1 months ago
$10,000. Motor vehicle collision in Chatham A 36-year-old Leamington man has been charged with an offence contrary to the Highway Traffic Act following a two-vehicle collision on Keil Drive South after 12 p.m. Thursday. No one was injured and... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
Broken headlight reveals drunk driverwhile her blood-alcohol level exceeded the legal limit and for not carrying a d
Broken headlight reveals drunk driver
Sarnia Observer / Posted 1 months ago
while her blood-alcohol level exceeded the legal limit and for not carrying a driver's licence as required under the Highway Traffic Act. On May 2 in Wyoming, a police officer stopped Gare's vehicle at approximately 11 p.m. because one... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
Police recover stolen vehiclewith driving while under suspension and a 45-year-old Orford Township man has b
Police recover stolen vehicle
Sarnia Observer / Posted 1 months ago
with driving while under suspension and a 45-year-old Orford Township man has been charged with an offence contrary to the Highway Traffic Act. Police say the charges come after a two-vehicle collision occurred around 5:45 p.m. Wednesday on... Read more
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Woodstock Sentinel-Review
Police recover stolen vehiclewith driving while under suspension and a 45-year-old Orford Township man has b
Police recover stolen vehicle
Woodstock Sentinel-Review / Posted 1 months ago
with driving while under suspension and a 45-year-old Orford Township man has been charged with an offence contrary to the Highway Traffic Act. Police say the charges come after a two-vehicle collision occurred around 5:45 p.m. Wednesday on... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
Police recover stolen vehiclewith driving while under suspension and a 45-year-old Orford Township man has b
Police recover stolen vehicle
Chatham Daily News / Posted 1 months ago
with driving while under suspension and a 45-year-old Orford Township man has been charged with an offence contrary to the Highway Traffic Act. Police say the charges come after a two-vehicle collision occurred around 5:45 p.m. Wednesday on... Read more
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