4 drug charges issued during Canada Day weekend RIDE in Niagara


Niagara police stopped about  650 vehicles during RIDE checks in Port Colborne and Niagara Falls last night.

A total of 20 drivers were asked to provide breath samples and all were in the acceptable range.

Police however did come across a few drivers where an odour of cannabis was present.  

Three  charges were  laid against the drivers for having cannabis readily available to them and a further charge issued to a person under 19 years of age for possessing cannabis.