Cannabis Found at RIDE Check


On November 26, 2018 at approximately 2:00 p.m., the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) members were conducting Reduced Impaired Drivers Everywhere (RIDE) duties on Pearson Drive in the City of Elliot Lake, Ontario.

A commercial motor vehicle was stopped and the male driver was spoken to. Police could smell burnt cannabis emanating from the vehicle. A subsequent search was conducted and investigation revealed cannabis marihuana and paraphernalia.

Jason MORRISSEY, 39 years of age, from Elliot Lake, Ontario was charged with:

Drive vehicle or boat with cannabis readily available, contrary to section 12(1) of the Cannabis Control Act (CCA) 2017.


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