Area OPP Police Press Releases

Police Find Two Teens In Trunk

(CITY OF GUELPH, ON) – On December 12, 2020, members of the Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were conducting a Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere (R.I.D.E.) check on the Hanlon Parkway near Wellington Street in the City of Guelph. At approximately 11:30 p.m. the driver of a white sedan entered the R.I.D.E. check.

While speaking with the driver, officers detected an odour of cannabis coming from within the vehicle. Further investigation revealed that one of the passengers was in possession of an open container of liquor.

During a search, police discovered two additional passengers that were riding in the trunk of the car.

In total, there were 7 occupants in the vehicle.

Two 18-year-olds from Toronto and Oakville have been charged with Failing to Occupy a Position with a Seatbelt.

A 19-year-old passenger from Oakville has been charged with Having Liquor in Open Container.

A 19-year-old passenger from Oakville has been charged with Unlawful Purchase of Cannabis.

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