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Zachary P. Ramirez to cops: I drove 111 mph "to go have sex"

Police say they also found a small amount of marijuana in the car when Ramirez was pulled over.
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21-year-old Zachary P. Ramirez of the Chicago-area is accused of doing 111 mph in a 45 mph zone. His excuse? He was on his way to "go have sex with a girl he liked," according to Naperville police. (Naperville Police Department/Courtesy)

A Chicago-area man pulled over by police said he was doing 111 mph in a 45 mph zone because he was “trying to go have sex with a girl he liked," police said.

Zachary P. Ramirez, 21, was charged with speeding 40 mph or more over the limit, reckless driving, disobeying a traffic control signal, disobeying a stop sign and possession of 2.5 grams or less of marijuana, the Chicago Sun-Times reported.

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His troubles began at 2:06 a.m. Saturday, when an officer near the Springbrook Prairie Forest Preserve in Naperville clocked Ramirez’s black 1994 Honda Prelude going 111 mph, according to Chicago TV station WMAQ.

Police Sgt. Gregg Bell told the Sun-Times that Ramirez also ran a red light and a stop sign before he was pulled over.

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When asked why he was driving so fast, his response was simple.

For sex, he said.

The Naperville resident was released on $200 bond, and his court date is pending, according to the Sun-Times.

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