Arrests as car runs red light in Fareham and officers find £1,100 and suspected drugs

POLICE have arrested a man and woman after witnessing their vehicle run a red light in Fareham – with a search of their car revealing £1,100 in cash and suspected Class A drugs.

Wednesday, 21st October 2020, 3:37 pm
Updated Wednesday, 21st October 2020, 5:06 pm

A patrol from the Roads Policing Unit witnessed a Vauxhall Corsa drive through a red light on Eastern Way at 2am on October 12.

Officers stopped and searched the car, with the occupants – a 32-year-old woman from Havant and a 46-year-old man from Portsmouth – testing positive during a drugs test.

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Several wraps of what police suspected to be cocaine and more than £1,100 in cash were uncovered during the search.

A spokeswoman from Hampshire Constabulary said: ‘(The pair) were arrested on suspicion of drug driving, and possession with intent to supply.

‘They have been released from custody but remain under investigation.’

Both the man and woman were arrested on suspicion of drug driving as officers could not confirm who was driving the vehicle.

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