Stratford News Perth County OPP conduct widespread R.I.D.E checks over weekend SHARE ON: Patrick Grapes, staff Monday, Mar. 10th, 2014 The Perth County OPP was out in force on the weekend. Officers set up 12 R.I.D.E checkpoints throughout the county between Friday and this morning. Police say 488 cars were checked, along with 20 snowmobiles. N alcohol-related licence suspensions or impaired charges were laid. The Perth County OPP is reminding everyone to get a driving plan ready for the upcoming St. Patrick’s Day celebrations. Officers will be back at it again this weekend with more R.I.D.E. checks.