Driver arrested for drug driving in Wisbech

Driver arrested for drug driving in Wisbech. Picture: CAMBS POLICE

Driver arrested for drug driving in Wisbech. Picture: CAMBS POLICE - Credit: Archant

A motorist was arrested for drug driving and no insurance after he was stopped by police in Wisbech.

Driver arrested for drug driving in Wisbech. Picture: CAMBS POLICE

Driver arrested for drug driving in Wisbech. Picture: CAMBS POLICE - Credit: Archant

The incident took place on Friday (January 11) at 11pm when officers stopped the vehicle on Barton Road.

The driver failed a road side drug wipe for cannabis.

Police say the offender also did not have the “correct insurance for what they were doing”.

A spokesperson said: “The driver was arrested and taken to the PIC at Kings Lynn. The vehicle was seized under section 165. Enquires continue.”


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The police can stop any drivers and make them do a ‘field impairment assessment’ if they think someone is on drugs.

A series of tests can take place such as asking the person to walk in a straight line.

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They can also use a roadside drug kit to screen for cannabis and cocaine.

The driver could be charged with a crime if the test shows drugs have been taken.

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