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2 drivers, stopped at same Puslinch RIDE check, charged with meth possession

OPP have charged two women with crystal meth possession after stopping two vehicles at a RIDE check in Puslinch.
OPP have charged two women with crystal meth possession after stopping two vehicles at a RIDE check in Puslinch. File / Global News

Wellington County OPP say two women from Waterloo region have been charged with possession of crystal meth after both were stopped separately at the same RIDE check near Puslinch.

Officers set up the program on Gore Road near Cambridge on the night of Aug. 12.

Police say that around 10 p.m., officers found a quantity of crystal meth in a black pickup truck and then found more crystal meth in a grey car an hour later.

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A 29-year-old woman from Cambridge and a 28-year-old woman from Kitchener were arrested in the two incidents.

Both drivers were also charged with driving without insurance. The woman driving the pickup truck was also charged with theft under $5,000 and two counts of possession of stolen property as police allege the licence plates were stolen.

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They will both make court appearances in Guelph later this month.