Lowestoft drug driver arrested and vehicle seized

Police are investigating after a burglary in Three Score, near Bowthorpe. Picture: Archant.

Police are investigating after a burglary in Three Score, near Bowthorpe. Picture: Archant.

A disqualified driver was arrested in Lowestoft after failing a roadside drug test.

The incident occurred at 11.34pm in the Oulton Broad and Normanston area of the town on Saturday, July 29.

According to a police spokesman a male driver was seen to be driving a blue Citroen Saxo 'in an erratic manor.'

After police observed the vehicle stop outside an address the suspect was subsequently identified as a disqualified driver.

A police spokesman said: 'The suspect was then subject to a roadside drugwipe – which he failed testing positive for cannabis.


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'Cannabis was then located from within the vehicle.'

The suspect was arrested on suspicion of disqualified driving, driving without insurance, driving whilst in excess of a specified drug limit and possession of the class b substance cannabis.

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The Citroen has been seized and the driver has been released under investigation pending further enquiries.

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