Police find 'significant' amount of drugs after stopping car in Poulton

Police stopped the driver for using a mobile phone but discovered the drugs following a search of the car. Credit: Lancs Road Police/Twitter
Police stopped the driver for using a mobile phone but discovered the drugs following a search of the car. Credit: Lancs Road Police/Twitter

A driver stopped by police for using a mobile phone at the wheel was found to have drugs in the car.

Officers searched the silver Corsa after becoming suspicious and found a 'significant amount of drugs', according to a Twitter post from the Lancashire Roads Police account.

In a post at around 8.30pm on Saturday, officers said: "This car was stopped in Poulton due to driver being on mobile phone.

"Something aroused our suspicion when dealing with the driver. A search recovered a significant amount of drugs."

No further details of the incident have been made available.