Robert: Gambo man charged after posting pic of drinking in vehicle
Glovertown RCMP have charged a man following a social media post showing open alcohol in a vehicle.
The Gambo native posted a picture of himself on his Facebook page showing him drinking a beer while in the front passenger seat of a car, with a child in the backseat.
— RCMP Newfoundland and Labrador (@RCMPNL) June 26, 2020
After being alerted of the post, RCMP were able to locate the vehicle and the man was ticketed under the Liquor Control Act of Newfoundland and Labrador for having open liquor in a vehicle. He was also warned for having unsealed Cannabis readily available within the vehicle. The cannabis was seized under the Cannabis Control Act.
It is illegal to have open alcohol within a vehicle or cannabis that is unsealed or readily available to any occupant within the vehicle.