Drugs found in vehicle stopped in Ratford Calne

Alert message sent 11/07/2021 13:20:00

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On 10/07/2021 at 01/05hrs, a Vauxhall Corsa was stopped on the A4 near to Ratford, Calne due officers sighting a defect with the vehicle.

Upon officers conferring with the driver they noticed the smell of cannabis emitting from within the vehicle. A roadside drugs wipe was conducted on the driver which showed a positive result for cannabis.

The vehicle was also searched where a small amount of cannabis and a lock knife were located.

The driver, a 22 year old local male was arrested for possession of a class B drug, possession of a bladed article, and driving whilst over the prescribed limit for drugs.

He was conveyed to Melksham custody, and later released under investigation.
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Mark Cook (Police, PCSO, CPT Chippenham)

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