Article by Bay Today
RIDE usually stops drug or alcohol-impaired drivers, but police got a surprise this weekend when a checkpoint discovered a huge stash of marijuana plants located in the vehicle.
It happened Friday evening as OPP conducted RIDE on Main Street in Kearney, south of North Bay.
A vehicle entered the checkpoint and officers detected an odour of marijuana coming from inside the vehicle. Further investigation led officers to seize 525 marijuana plants.
As a result, the driver and passenger, both from Markham, were charged.
Ling Rong You, 27, is charged with: