A 52-year-old man from Penetanguishene has been arrested for impaired driving after being pulled over by a RIDE program late Saturday night.
Officers from the Southern Georgian Bay OPP were conducting a RIDE check at Lafontaine Road and County Road 6 in Tiny Township, when the man was pulled over and believed to be impaired.
When asked to pull off the road and onto the shoulder, he tried to leave and officers stopped him. Further investigation revealed that he was also in possession of marijuana. He has been charged with driving while ability impaired and possession of a schedule II substance – under 30 grams.