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One driver arrested for having cannabis while another is clocked going 124mph on the A47

PUBLISHED: 19:16 03 June 2018 | UPDATED: 19:45 03 June 2018

A driver who was stopped by police for using a phone was then found to be driving under the influence and in possession of cannabis. Photo: Sgt Chris Harris

A driver who was stopped by police for using a phone was then found to be driving under the influence and in possession of cannabis. Photo: Sgt Chris Harris

Sgt Chris Harris

A driver who was stopped by police for using a phone was then found to be driving under the influence and in possession of cannabis.

Roads policing officers stopped at Audi travelling at 124mph on the A47 at Terrington St John. Photo: Norfolk and Suffolk Roads PolicingRoads policing officers stopped at Audi travelling at 124mph on the A47 at Terrington St John. Photo: Norfolk and Suffolk Roads Policing

A driver who was stopped by police for using a phone was then found to be driving under the influence and in possession of cannabis.

It happened in Sale Road, Norwich, on Sunday at around 10am.

Sergeant Chris Harris, from Norfolk and Suffolk Roads Policing, tweeted: “Busy day today with Norfolk and Suffolk Roads Policing team. Stopped a driver using a phone in Norwich, who then provided a positive [roadside drug test], then was found in possession of 35g of herbal cannabis. Driver arrested on suspicion of all offences.”

Also today, in the west of the county, roads policing officers stopped at Audi travelling at 124mph on the A47 at Terrington St John.

Roads policing officers stopped at Audi travelling at 124mph on the A47 at Terrington St John. Photo: Norfolk and Suffolk Roads PolicingRoads policing officers stopped at Audi travelling at 124mph on the A47 at Terrington St John. Photo: Norfolk and Suffolk Roads Policing

The driver also failed a roadside drug test and was arrested on suspicion of drug driving.

Roads policing officers stopped at Audi travelling at 124mph on the A47 at Terrington St John. Photo: Norfolk and Suffolk Roads PolicingRoads policing officers stopped at Audi travelling at 124mph on the A47 at Terrington St John. Photo: Norfolk and Suffolk Roads Policing

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