New-Wes-Valley RCMP stops two high speeders; vehicles seized

November 30, 2021
New-Wes-Valley, Newfoundland and Labrador

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This car was seized and impounded by New-Wes-Valley RCMP on November 29, 2021, for excessive speeding.
This unregistered and uninsured truck was seized and impounded by New-Wes-Valley RCMP on November 29, 2021.

Two drivers travelling at excessive rates of speed were stopped by New-Wes-Valley RCMP on November 29, 2021.

On Monday afternoon, shortly before 4:00 p.m., an officer from the New-Wes-Valley RCMP Detachment patrolling Route 320 near Valleyfield, observed a car traveling 145 km/h in a posted 80 km/h zone. A traffic stop was conducted and the 18-year-old driver, who had three months driving experience, was ticketed for excessive speed. The vehicle, carrying three other young occupants, was seized and impounded and the woman's driver's licence was suspended.

A short time later, the same police officer observed another speeding vehicle in the same area. A truck was traveling 123 km/h. A traffic stop was conducted and the driver, a 35-year-old woman, was operating an unregistered vehicle without insurance. She was ticketed for the violations and the truck was seized and impounded.

RCMP NL continues to fulfill its mandate to protect public safety, enforce the law, and ensure the delivery of priority policing services in Newfoundland and Labrador.

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Contact information

Corporal Jolene Garland
Media Relations Officer
RCMP NL
709-772-6170
rcmp.nl.media-medias.tnl.grc@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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