Hamilton Woman Charged with Stunt Driving
On Monday, July 15, 2019, shortly before 9:30 a.m., a Hamilton Police officer conducting proactive traffic enforcement observed a vehicle travelling westbound on Kirk Road between Trimble Road and Regional Road 56. The vehicle’s speed appeared to be in excess of the posted speed- 60 km/hr. The officer conducted an investigation into the vehicle‘s speed and confirmed it was travelling at 121 km/hr.
A traffic stop was conducted and the driver, a 34-year-old woman from Hamilton provided the appropriate documents which were determined to be in order.
The driver was issued two court summons and is scheduled to appear on Monday, August 12, 2019, to answer to the charges of stunt driving and speeding.
In accordance with the Ontario Highway Traffic Act, the driver’s licence has been suspended for seven days and the vehicle, a 2018 Mercedes GLC 300 was seized and will be impounded for the same period of time.
If found guilty in court, the penalties for stunt driving could include a fine between $2000 - $10,000, up to six months in jail and a two-year licence suspension.
If you have any information that you believe could assist Police with the investigation into this crime you are asked to contact the Division Three Staff Sergeant’s Office by calling 905-546-3886.
To provide information anonymously call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or submit your anonymous tips online at http://www.crimestoppershamilton.com
- Hamilton woman, 34 years of age
- Stunt driving
- Speeding 121km/hr in a posted 60 km/hr zone