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Motorcyclist caught going over 180 km/h in 60 zone

Posted in Canada, Community, Police Desk

Published on August 07, 2015 with No Comments

Police have released video of a motorcyclist driving over 180 km/h in a 60 km/h zone who sped away from police in Markham.

According to police, an officer was parked on Warden Avenue, close to Cachet Parkway, on July 31 around 8:20 p.m. when he saw a motorcyclist driving at a high rate of speed.

Police say the officer activated his emergency equipment in an attempt to stop the motorcyclist but was unable to stop the driver.

The motorcyclist made a U-turn through a red light and sped away from the cruiser, police say.

Police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the driver. Anyone with information is asked to contact them at 1-866-876-5423, extension 7541.

 2nd Degree Murder Charge Laid in Peel’s 8th Homicide

Officers from the Homicide and Missing Persons Bureau are investigating the eighth homicide of 2015, which has claimed the life of a 49 year-old Mississauga man.

On Saturday, August 1, 2015, at approximately 1:30 a.m.., Peel Regional Police responded to a report of an unconscious male at an apartment on Roche Court, Mississauga.  Officers arrived to find a male party without vital signs.  He was transported to a local hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

The victim has been identified as Wayne CROFT, a 49 year-old resident of Mississauga.

Charles CROFT, the 46 year-old half-brother of the victim, has been arrested and charged with Second Degree Murder.  Charles CROFT appeared at the Ontario Court of Justice in Brampton on Saturday, August 1, 2015, for a Bail Hearing.

Anyone with information in relation to this investigation is asked to call investigators with the Homicide and Missing Persons Bureau at (905) 453-2121, ext. 3205.  Anonymous information may also be submitted to Peel Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), by visiting www.peelcrimestoppers.ca, or by texting “PEEL”, followed by your tip, to CRIMES (274637).


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