Police celebrate detaining suspected drug dealer after noticing 'distracted' driver who ran off before being caught

POLICE celebrated detaining a suspected drug dealer after spotting a ‘distracted’ driver who then ran off before being caught and arrested.

Monday, 11th October 2021, 2:25 pm

Traffic officers on patrol secured a result when they stopped a vehicle in Portsmouth before finding drugs and cash on the suspect.

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Hants Roads Police, posting on social media alongside a picture of cannabis recovered, said: ‘Vehicle stopped in Portsmouth as driver appeared distracted. Driver ran off but detained after a short foot pursuit.

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‘Drugs and cash located in vehicle and on driver.

‘Driver also provides a positive drug wipe for cocaine. One in custody.’

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