A local man was caught going 144 km/h over the speed limit.
On July 9 at around 11:30 p.m., a sheriff patrolling Highway 28A near Gibbons clocked a man riding his motorcycle at 244 km/h. The posted speed limit was 100 km/h.
The motorcyclist, who is from Gibbons, received a ticket and is required to appear in provincial court in August.
"Speeds like these are completely unacceptable and a fatality waiting to happen," said Inspector John Zee of the Alberta Sheriffs.
The name of the man operating the motorcycle was not released.