OPP Orillia Police Press Releases

David Painter Caught Going 168 in an 90

(ORILLIA, ON) – The Orillia Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has charged an individual with stunt driving in the Township of Oro-Medonte.

On March 29, 2024, while conducting traffic patrol on Hwy 11 South bound in the Township of Oro-Medonte, an officer of the Orillia Detachment conducted a traffic stop due to a vehicle traveling at a rate of 168km per hour in a posted 90km per hour zone.

David Painter, 41-year-old of Barrie, was charged with:

Adult Drive Motor Vehicle – Perform stunt – Excessive speed.

The driver received a 30-day licence suspension, and the vehicle was impounded for 14 days. The accused is scheduled to appear in court at a later date.

Drivers and members of the public are reminded to respect our communities, comply with all laws, and not jeopardize the safety of our citizens or our neighborhoods with risky, illegal, and dangerous actions.

Members of Orillia OPP are committed to public safety, delivering proactive and innovative policing in partnership with our communities. Officers value your contribution to building safe communities. If you suspect someone is driving while under the influence of drugs or alcohol call 9-1-1. If you have information about suspected unlawful activity, please contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers to remain anonymous at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or