R.I.D.E. checkpoint yields arrest

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Posted on: December 11, 2017

Submitted Smiths Falls Police Service

On Saturday, Dec. 9 at approximately 9:40 p.m. while conducting a R.I.D.E. (Reduce
Impaired Driving Everywhere) checkpoint, Smiths Falls police stopped a driver of a motor vehicle for a
traffic related offence.

A check on the 43-year-old male driver of Perth was in breach of his recognizance release conditions and in possession of a controlled substance.

The suspect was subsequently placed under arrest and is charged with one count of possession of
a controlled substance and six counts of breaching his recognizance release conditions. The
suspect was held for a bail hearing to answer to these outstanding charges.