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Napanee Ontario Provincial Police officers caught two stunt drivers over the weekend, one of whom blew a “warn” on a roadside sobriety test.

On Saturday at 2:26 a.m., a Napanee officer was conducting radar enforcement on Highway 401 eastbound near Belleville when a sedan passed his police vehicle travelling at 191 km/h in the posted 100 km/h zone.

The driver initially failed to stop for police when they activated their emergency lights. When the vehicle eventually stopped, the officer was able to identify that the driver had been drinking.

Police charged the 26-year-old male driver from Belleville with stunt driving and failing to stop for police. His licence was suspended roadside for blowing a “warn” into a roadside screening device.

As well, on Sunday at 1 p.m., an OPP officer conducting radar on Bridge Street West in Napanee had a vehicle stopped for travelling 133 km/h in a posted 80 km/h zone.

A 56-year-old man from Tyendinaga Township was charged with stunt driving.

In Napanee over the Thanksgiving long weekend, officers charged 85 people with speeding on local highways and three drivers with speeds of more than 50 km/h over the speed limit.

Officers with the Highway Safety Division who work out of the Napanee detachment charged 251 drivers over the long weekend as part of Operation Impact.

Source: The Kingston Whig-Standard