Stunt Driving Charges
(Innisfil, ON) On November 11, 2020 at 11:50 a.m., a South Simcoe Police Service officer was conducting speed enforcement on Yonge St. near the 6th Line in Innisfil.
Police observed a black Dodge pick up travelling southbound at a high rate of speed. A radar reading was obtained and the vehicle was tracked travelling at 141 km/h in a 80 km/h. Police were able to obtain a second reading at 144 km/h in a 60 km/h community safety zone as the vehicle entered the village of Churchill. The vehicle was eventually stopped further south on Yonge St. The driver was identified and an inspection of the pick truck revealed several safety violations.
Jorge Pereira De Freitas, 23, of Bradford was charged with race a motor vehicle (stunt driving), careless driving, speeding, and several safety violations. His vehicle was towed and impounded for 7 days and his licence suspended for 7 days. Pereira De Freitas will appear in Provincial Offences Court in December, 2020.