Police arrest pizza delivery driver on suspicion of drug driving in Scarborough

Police arrested a pizza delivery driver on suspicion of drug driving in Scarborough at the weekend.

By Sarah Fitton
Monday, 4th January 2021, 1:58 pm

Officers said they could smell cannabis on the man's clothing when they stopped his silver van.

A roadside drugs test came up positive for cannabis.

The same team also arrested a man on suspicion of drink driving in Scarborough.

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The driver of a silver van was arrested on suspicion of drug driving after being stopped in Scarborough

The driver of a Peugeot failed an alcohol breath test and officers found what they suspect to be cocaine in his pocket.

He has been charged with drink driving.

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A man was arrested and charged with drink driving after his Peugeot was stopped by police in Scarborough

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