Crime

30 pounds of cannabis, other drugs seized during RIDE program in Peterborough County – Peterborough

A Newmarket, Ont., man faces drug trafficking charges following a RIDE stop by Peterborough County OPP. According to OPP, officers were conducting a Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere program on County Road 2 in Asphodel-Norwood Township when around 10:45 p.m. they stopped a vehicle. Read more:… Read More »30 pounds of cannabis, other drugs seized during RIDE program in Peterborough County – Peterborough

OPP’s joint cannabis enforcement team has seized more than $178M in drugs, closed 78 illegal stores

The OPP’s joint cannabis enforcement team says its members have seized more than $178 million in drugs and have closed 78 illegal cannabis storefronts over the last two years. Investigators say they’ve also executed 152 warrants across Ontario and seized more than 180,000 cannabis plants,… Read More »OPP’s joint cannabis enforcement team has seized more than $178M in drugs, closed 78 illegal stores

Peterborough County OPP release 2020 Festive RIDE program numbers – Peterborough

OPP officers from the Peterborough County detachment checked approximately 2,000 vehicles during the holiday season, looking for impaired drivers. Read more: Peterborough police check 5,000 vehicles during Festive RIDE campaign in December Since the launch of the Festive RIDE campaign on Nov. 26, 2020, OPP… Read More »Peterborough County OPP release 2020 Festive RIDE program numbers – Peterborough

Toronto man charged with impaired driving following Highway 115 crash in Peterborough – Peterborough

A Toronto man faces impaired driving charges following a crash in Peterborough on Saturday morning. According to Peterborough County OPP, around 8:30 a.m., officers responded to a collision on Highway 115 after a vehicle collided with a barrier as it was attempting to merge onto… Read More »Toronto man charged with impaired driving following Highway 115 crash in Peterborough – Peterborough

18 vehicles impounded following Saskatoon New Year’s Eve sobriety checkpoint – Saskatoon

Roughly 350 drivers received impairment tests at a New Year’s Eve sobriety checkpoint on Idylwyld Drive, resulting in 18 vehicles being impounded, four more than last year. The checkstop was coordinated by the Saskatoon Police Department, Corman Park Police, Canadian Pacific Police and the Saskatchewan… Read More »18 vehicles impounded following Saskatoon New Year’s Eve sobriety checkpoint – Saskatoon

Lethbridge police equipped with new Bill 21 sanctions as check stop campaign begins – Lethbridge

Members of the Lethbridge Police Service’s traffic response unit tackled the first evening of their annual check stop campaign on Saturday, the main focus being preventing impaired drivers from being on the road. “We are not doing mandatory alcohol screening, but we are asking questions… Read More »Lethbridge police equipped with new Bill 21 sanctions as check stop campaign begins – Lethbridge