A trucker was arrested July 13 when police found some 300 marijuana plants in his trailer when they made a stop during the recent Operation Safe Driver Week,
The truck was stopped in Arthur, Ontario, Canada by Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police.
Driver Wai Sun Yeung, 58, was charged with possession of more than four cannabis plants, distribution of more than four cannabis plants, and operating without a valid commercial vehicle operator’s registration certificate.
The plants were seized by police.
Safe Driver Week is a coordinated enforcement effort by police in Canada, the U.S., and Mexico. Organized by the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance, the large-scale enforcement campaign targets unsafe driving behaviors like speeding, distracted driving, and tailgating.