Northumberland OPP – Multiple Charges After Traffic Stop (Name Released)

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Members of the Northumberland Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have laid a number of charges as a result of a traffic stop in the Municipality of Port Hope.

On December 9, 2023, at approximately 3:56 a.m., officers were conducting speed enforcement and observed a vehicle travelling at a high rate of speed on Highway 401.

Mehmet DURSUN, 39-years-old, from Newmarket, has been charged with:

  • Drive motor vehicle – Perform stunt
  • Speeding
  • Driving while under suspension
  • Possess licence while prohibited
  • Use plate not authorised for vehicle
  • Fail to surrender permit for motor vehicle
  • Fail to have insurance card.

The driver received an additional 30-day Administrative Driver’s Licence Suspension (ADLS) and a 14-day vehicle impoundment.

The accused is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Cobourg at a future date.

Please click on the following Ministry of Transportation link (ADLS) for information on licence suspensions and further for information on Speeding and Aggressive Driving risks and penalties.

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