Driver arrested on drug suspicions

Police stopped a car in Blackpool earlier today on an MOT matter and ended up arresting the driver on suspicion of drug driving.

Sunday, 13th January 2019, 11:24 am
Updated Sunday, 13th January 2019, 12:29 pm
Police stopped a car for an MOT issue and arrested the driver for a suspected drugs offence

The suspect was taken to the resort's police station to await the results of a blood sample.

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A Lancashire Police spokesman said: "It was meant to be a “words of advice” chat for the MOT expiring a few days ago.

"However, the smell of a leafy substance lead to a drug wipe and an arrest for drug drive.

" Now awaiting a blood sample at Blackpool custody."