Police traffic unit catch driver 'take a puff' while in vehicle

Police tweeted out the officer could smell cannabis smoke coming out of the van. (Saskatoon Police Service/Twitter)

A Saskatoon Police Service (SPS) traffic unit officer caught a driver smoking cannabis while in the vehicle Saturday afternoon.

SPS tweeted out the officer could smell cannabis smoke coming out of the van.

Police say the driver had a suspended license and failed the drug test.

The driver was given a fine of $440 for consuming cannabis in a vehicle, summons for court and a 30-day impound.