Four charges of driving at excessive speeds happened in nearby Quebec last week.

Shortly after 11:15 a.m. on May 8, Sûreté du Québec police officers stopped a vehicle on Maple Street in Grenville. The car was travelling at 95 kilometres per hour in a 50 kilometre per-hour zone. A 59-year-old Hawkesbury man was fined $579 and received 6 demerit points on his driver’s license for the speeding infraction.

A little later, at 11:45 a.m., police officers stopped a vehicle in the same spot. The vehicle was travelling at 94 kilometres per hour in the 50 kilometre per-hour zone. A 34-year-old man from Grenville-sur-la-Rouge was fined $539 and was penalized with six demerit points on his driver’s licence, which was suspended for seven days.

On the same day, just before 2:45 p.m., police officers stapped a speeding vehicle on Montée La branche, in Brownsburg-Chatham. The vehicle was travelling at 120 kilometres per hour in a 70 kilometre per-hour zone. A 31-year-old man from Brownsburg-Chatham was fined $811 and was penalized with 10 demerit points on his driver’s license. The person’s driver’s licence was suspended for seven days.

On May 10 at about 3:30 p.m., police officers stopped a speeding vehicle on Maple Street in Grenville. The vehicle was travelling at 94 kilometres per hour in a 50 kilometre per hour zone. A 27-year-old Rigaud man was fined $539 and received 6 demerit points on his licence for travelling at an excessive speed. His driver’s license was suspended for seven days.