Exeter, Ont. –
A London driver is facing multiple charges after trying to avoid a R.I.D.E. program on Northville Road in Lambton Shores, south of Grand Bend.
According to police, Lambton OPP officers were conducting the checkpoint on Oct. 9 just before 7:30 p.m. when a driver proceeded through without stopping.
Officers were able to get the vehicle stopped and a search reportedly turned up a quantity of suspected cocaine with an approximate street value of over $4,000.
The 35-year-old man from London was arrested without incident and charged with the following:
- Possession of a Schedule 1 substance for the purpose of Trafficking
- Drive vehicle with cannabis readily available
- Fail to stop for police and
- Drive while under suspension
The accused has been released and will appear in court on Nov. 24.