A Northam man charged with 47 speeding offences has been fined $1,100, sent to prison and had his drivers license suspended when he appeared in Armadale Magistrates Court for sentencing.
Glen James Michael Patton was sentenced to seven months in jail for seven counts of reckless driving, ordered to pay a $200 fine for four counts of speeding on his motorcycle, a $500 fine for twelve counts of driving an unregistered vehicle and a $400 fine for twelve counts of failing to display a number plate.
His licence was suspended for nine months for each of his twelve counts of driving without a valid licence and sentenced to three months in jail.
Between 6 February and 27 February 2018, Patton was allegedly captured by fixed and mobile speed cameras 11 times riding his motorcycle between 28km/h and 101km/h over the posted speed limit.
On one occasion, the motorcycle was captured travelling at 213km/h.
Patton was caught travelling at the following speeds:
- 213km/h on Great Eastern Highway
- 183km/h Roe Highway
- 182km/h Roe Highway
- 169km/h on Toodyay Road
- 161km/h on Roe Highway
- 159km/h Great Eastern Highway
- 152km/h Great Eastern Highway
- 146km/h Roe Highway
- 139km/h on Roe Highway; and
- 130km/h on Roe Highway
The 36-year-old was also fined $200 for driving under the influence of an illicit drug in Wooroloo on 27 February, 2018.