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Lower Sackville man charged with stunting Thursday morning

HRP's traffic unit also wrote another 15 tickets for speeding along with 27 for other offences
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Courtesy OPP

A Lower Sackville man has been charged with stunting Thursday morning.

Halifax Regional Police say an officer captured his vehicle's speed at 114 km/h in a 50 km/h zone at the bottom of the Bicentennial Highway going onto Bayers Road. 

The charge is automatic for any vehicle caught going more than 50 km/h over the speed limit.

In addition to a $2,422.50 fine, the 40-year-old has been suspended from driving for seven days and the vehicle he was driving has been impounded. 

Officers also monitored traffic in the Portland Street/Settle Street area of Dartmouth, St. Margarets Bay Road and Connaught Avenue / Bayers Road area in Halifax on Wednesday. 

HRP's traffic unit wrote 15 tickets for speeding along with 27 for other offences including no insurance, expired plates, using a cell phone and failed safety inspections.




Meghan Groff

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Born in Michigan, raised in Ontario, schooled in Indiana and lives in Nova Scotia; Meghan is the community editor for HalifaxToday.ca.
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