Police Lay Impaired Driving Charge During First R.I.D.E. Program Following Cannabis Legalization

Friday October 19th, 2018

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Windsor Police laid several charges as part of a R.I.D.E. program held on Thursday, October 18th, 2018.

The program took place in two different locations within the city and saw just over 800 vehicles inspected over a two-hour period.

As a result, one adult male operating a motor vehicle is facing a charge of drive vehicle with cannabis readily available and received a fine for $215.

One adult male was arrested after performing poorly on a standard field sobriety test and drug recognition evaluation and is facing a charge of impaired (by drug – suspected Cannabis).  He was released on a promise to appear with a future court date.

One three-day licence suspension for alcohol level was also issued.

In total police say they laid 38 enforcement actions.

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