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A Norfolk county man was given two speeding tickets by the same officer within 20 minutes on Friday night, Ontario Provincial Police say.

Officers initially pulled the man over on Highway 3 in South Middleton at about 11:30 p.m., and charged the 23-year-old driver.

As the man pulled away from the first traffic stop, police said he accelerated at high speed. The same officer stopped the driver again and issued him a second ticket.

“The Norfolk County OPP want to remind all drivers that driving is a privilege and not a right,” Const. Ed Sanchuk said in a statement.

“Every time you get behind that wheel of a motor vehicle you need to put your safety and those on the roadway as a priority.”

Richard Martens was charged with two counts of speeding.

Source: Global News