Area OPP Police Press Releases

Stratford Driver Caught Going 170 in an 80

(WEST PERTH, ON) – A Stratford driver is going to be walking for a week after they were caught driving more than double the speed limit in West Perth.

On November 19 2020, just after 11:00 p.m., a Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer stopped a vehicle on the Perth Line 34, in the Municipality of West Perth, after it was found to be travelling in excess of 170km/h in an 80km/h limit zone.

As a result, Nickademus VAN HORN, 28, of Stratford, has been charged with:

Race motor vehicle – Excessive Speed

A seven day driving suspension and seven day vehicle impoundment was initiated as per statute. The accused is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Stratford at a later date to answer to the charges.

Anyone with information regarding this or any incident is asked to call the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or online at Should you wish to remain anonymous you can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or leave an anonymous online message at where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.

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