Driver tests positive for cocaine

Police seized the car in Blackpool
Police seized the car in Blackpool
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A driver who was pulled over by police who suspected he should not have been on the road tested positive for drugs.

The black Peugeot was stopped by a traffic patrol in Hawes Side Lane this morning.

Police had been acting on community intelligence that the car was being driven by a disqualified driver.

Following the stop the driver was tested for drugs using a roadside kit.

The sample showed cocaine in his system.

The car was seized by police.