Police seize large amount of drugs after stopping driver in Norwich for not wearing seatbelt

PUBLISHED: 08:40 25 March 2018 | UPDATED: 11:13 25 March 2018

Drugs seized in Norwich. Picture Twitter/NSRoadsPolicing

Drugs seized in Norwich. Picture Twitter/NSRoadsPolicing


A driver stopped in Norwich for not wearing a seatbelt has been arrested after drugs were found in their car.

The driver was stopped on Saturday by officers from the central team of the Norfolk and Suffolk Roads Policing Unit after they were seen not wearing a seatbelt.

The motorist tested positive for drugs after a roadside test and officers also found the driver to be possession of a large amount of herbal cannabis.

Officers arrested the driver on suspicion of possession with intent to supply.

Sgt Chris Harris tweeted: “Great first proactive stop by my new shift member #1193 who joins us from East team. Just shows how enforcing #Fatal4 can lead to other serious offences.”

Not wearing a seatbelt is considered one of the ‘Fatal 4’ which leads to deaths on the region’s roads.

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