On Saturday, December 19th, 2020, at approximately 00:45 a.m., officers from the Caledon Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police were conducting a Festive RIDE spot check in the area of Kennedy Road and Abbotside Way in the Town of Caledon.
A traffic stop was conducted to check for driver’s sobriety. During the traffic stop, the officers learned that the driver had a substantial amount of cannabis in their possession.
A total of 266 grams of dried cannabis was seized.
As a result, the driver was arrested and charged accordingly.
Dilyn WEEKES, 28, of Mississauga, was charged with:
- Possession of over 30 grams dried cannabis in a public place, and
- Driving while under suspension.
The accused party is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Orangeville on March 1, 2021 to answer to the charges.
To learn about Ontario’s rules when buying and consuming recreational cannabis, visit www.ontario .ca/cannabis-laws.