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Central Saanich Police have impounded a motorcycle and issued over $700 in fines to its owner who was caught going 70 km/hr over the speed limit.

At around 5:55 a.m. on Tuesday, July 9th, police received reports of the same motorcyclist repeatedly speeding on Oldfield Road.

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Once officers arrived on scene, they spotted the biker driving at speeds of  120 km/hr in a 50 km/hr zone near the Keating Industrial area. However, the motorcyclist refused to stop for police.

The next day, officers followed him to work, and issued him several violation tickets totalling over $700 for serious driving offences including failing to stop for police and excessive speeding in a 50 km/hr zone.

His motorcycle was also impounded for a minimum of seven days.

“Central Saanich Police would like to express sincere appreciation to those who made reports leading to the dangerous driver being identified,” the department said in a statement on Facebook.

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