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Impaired driving arrest made after vehicle clocked at more than twice the speed limit

Vehicle was travelling 104 km/h in a 50 km/h zone, police say
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BRADFORD - On Thursday, May 13, 2021 at 11:25 a.m., a South Simcoe Police Service officer was conducting speed enforcement on Holland Street West in Bradford.

The officer observed a vehicle travelling westbound at a high rate of speed passing several vehicles. A speed measurement was obtained of 104 km/h in a posted 50 km/h zone. Police conducted a traffic stop and spoke to the driver who was the lone occupant. The driver was arrested for impaired driving and transported to South Division.

As a result of the investigation, 34-year-old Bradley Cathcart of Jackson's Point was charged with the following offences:
    •    Dangerous operation
    •    Operation while impaired
    •    Operation while impaired - excess blood alcohol
    •    Stunt driving
    •    Speeding
    •    Drive while under suspension
    •    Drive motor vehicle without ignition interlock device
    •    Novice driver - BAC above zero
    •    Fail to have insurance card

His licence was suspended for 90 days and his vehicle impounded for seven days. The accused was released with a future court date.

Driving while impaired by alcohol and/or drugs is a dangerous choice. We urge you to plan ahead and make the right choice for public safety.