Doing ‘doughnuts’ in LaSalle parking lot leads to stunt driving charge for teens Pipa News


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LaSalle police say a 17-year-old resident was charged with stunt driving after he was caught doing “doughnuts” in a local parking lot.

This happened on Monday at Malden Village Plaza on Malden Road just before 10 p.m.

A police officer who was near the parking lot at the time noticed that the vehicle in the parking lot was screaming its tires while going in a tight circle and was driving at a very high speed.

‚ÄúDriving a motor vehicle in this manner is dangerous not only for the driver and passengers but also for everyone visiting the plaza. It’s a hard lesson to learn, but hopefully this person is expected to be a safer driver and make better decisions,” police said in a news release.

The officer stopped the vehicle and issued summons to the driver for stunt driving.

His license was automatically suspended for 30 days and his vehicle was towed and confiscated for 14 days, for which he would be responsible for all associated towing and storage charges that could exceed $1,000 or more. Is. Once the suspension period is over, he must pay a $281 driver’s license reinstatement fee before he is legally eligible to drive a vehicle again.

If convicted in court, he will face a fine of at least $2,000 and his license may be suspended for no more than two years (if this is the first conviction) and any subsequent sentence. not exceeding ten years.