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March 27, 2014 - 3:42 PM

VERNON - Officers followed their nose when they pulled over a speeding car and discovered the driver had something to hide.

On March 26, at 2:40 p.m. North Okanagan RCMP stopped a speeding car on Highway 97 near Crystal Waters Road. Mounties spoke to the driver and a quick check determined the plates were from an unassociated van. As well, an officer noticed the man smelled strongly of marijuana. A small quantify of weed was seized.

The man was on a conditional release and detained for breach of his parole because of the marijuana found. He was also charged with excessive speed, no insurance and misuse of plates.

To contact the reporter for this story, email Charlotte Helston at or call 250-309-5230. To contact the editor, email or call 250-718-2724.

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