Driver arrested on suspicion of drug driving on the A11

A driver was arrested by police on the A11 at Thetford on suspicion of drug driving. Picture: Sgt Ch

A driver was arrested by police on the A11 at Thetford on suspicion of drug driving. Picture: Sgt Chris Harris/@RPFOUSgt - Credit: Archant

A driver has been arrested on suspicion of drug driving after being reported to the police by a member of the public.

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The driver was reported heading along the A11 near Norwich and police put on the blue lights to intercept the vehicle at Thetford.

A driver was arrested by police on the A11 at Thetford on suspicion of drug driving. Picture: Sgt Ch

A driver was arrested by police on the A11 at Thetford on suspicion of drug driving. Picture: Sgt Chris Harris/@RPFOUSgt - Credit: Archant

They were breath tested for alcohol and passed with 14ugs per 100ml of breath - the legal limit is 35ugs.

But they provided a positive drug wipe and was arrested on suspicion of drug driving.

Sgt Chris Harris, of Norfolk and Suffolk Roads Policing, said the driver was taken to custody.


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He tweeted: “Called the member of the public & thanked them! There is no need for them to provide any further evidence or a statement as vehicle was stopped by us & we can provide all evidence relating to the offence!”

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