'Several hundred pounds worth' of drugs seized in Chichester

Police seized 'several hundred pounds worth' of drugs after a stop check on a suspected drink driver in Chichester.

Monday, 21st January 2019, 2:18 pm
Updated Thursday, 7th February 2019, 6:12 pm
Sussex Police
Sussex Police

The driver failed a breath test and was arrested on suspicion of drink driving after police pulled the car over as it was showing 'no MOT', according to police.

Police then said they discovered 'several hundred pounds' worth of drugs.

PC Tom Van Der Wee said on social media: "Stop check completed in Chichester of a vehicle showing as having no MOT. Driver failed the roadside breath test and has been arrested on suspicion of drink driving."

Sussex Police

He added: "Whilst at custody we found several hundred pounds worth of drugs in the drivers possession and they were further arrested.

"Interesting how a simple traffic stop can develop!"