Officers from the Collingwood and The Blue Mountains Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have charged a motorist with drug offences as a result of a vehicle stop in Collingwood.
On February 5, 2018 at approximately 11:30pm, an officer on patrols stopped a vehicle for speeding at Highway 26 near Newport Boulevard in Collingwood and while speaking to the driver, the officer detected the smell of marihuana emanating from the car and observed several small plants in the back seat. Investigation led to the driver being arrested and the vehicle being towed to detachment for processing.
As a result of the search of the vehicle, officers seized 320 marihuana plants, 2600 grams of cannabis resin as well as a small amount of pills and ‘shatter’.
Charged is 62 year-old Gary PALLISTER of Meaford Ontario, he is facing charges of Possession of Cannabis Marihuana over 30 Grams; Possession of a Controlled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking and Producing a Controlled Substance (Cannabis Marihuana) and is to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Collingwood on March 20, 2018.