Skip to main content

Speeding suspended driver attempts to hide identity to avoid trouble with the law

Share

A 35-year-old man is facing several charges following a traffic stop in Mattawa earlier this month.

On Nov. 11 shortly before 11 p.m., members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were on patrol when officers stopped a vehicle for speeding on John Street, police said in a news release.

Police initiated a traffic stop and an officer spoke with the driver.

As a result of an investigation, the 35-year-old driver from Papineau-Cameron Township was charged with identity fraud (personation with intent to avoid arrest, prosecution or obstruct justice,) two counts of driving while under suspension, driving a vehicle without a permit, driving without proper headlights, failing to comply with a release order and speeding.

The accused was held for bail.

None of the allegations has been proven in court. 

CTVNews.ca Top Stories

London attack ruling first to recognize terror on grounds of white nationalism

The case of an Ontario man who carried out a deadly attack on a Muslim family was the first to recognize terrorism on grounds of white supremacist ideology and further emphasized that terrorism isn't limited to those who belong to specific groups, experts and observers said after the landmark trial ended this week.

Stay Connected