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Shanty Bay man facing 2 charges

OPP radar. (File Photo)

OPP radar. (File Photo)

ORO-MEDONTE TWP. - A Shanty Bay man was charged with speeding after a car was clocked at 106 kilometres an hour in a 60 km/h zone on the Ridge Road early Tuesday.

Barrie OPP on radar patrol spotted a blue 2006 SAAB near Line 5 just before 7 a.m. and tried to stop it near Line 6.

The driver fled the car but was found a short distance away.

A 28-year-old man had been drinking, police said, and was given a three-day driver's licence suspension, then charged with speeding.

His driver's licence was seized and his car was towed.


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