A man from Thetford Mines, Que., is facing five charges after highway safety division officers with the Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) conducted a police traffic stop on Highway 401 on Oct. 25.
Police alleged the reason for the stop was that the man was speeding, and that officers observed what they believed to be cannabis within the vehicle.
Blair Rosbrook, 59, was charged with drive vehicle or boat with cannabis readily available, possession of more than 30 grams of dried cannabis (or equivalent) in a public place, possession of a Schedule I substance — other drugs and, under the Highway Traffic Act, driver fail to surrender licence and speeding 49 km/h over the posted limit.
Rosbrook was released from police custody to appear in Alexandria court on Dec. 1.
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