A 19-year-old man from Calne has been arrested for drug driving after being stopped by roads policing officers when their on-board ANPR camera picked up his uninsured car.
The team stopped the white Mercedes on Oxford Road in Calne at around 2pm yesterday.
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The vehicle was seized for showing no insurance, and the driver was arrested on suspicion of driving not in accordance with his licence and driving with no insurance.
But a smell emitting from the car gave officers concerns over possible drug use.
Following a search, he was then arrested on suspicion of possessing of a Class B drug and for providing a positive drugs swipe at the roadside.
The vehicle was recovered and the young local male was taken to Melksham custody.
(ANPR – Automated Number Plate Recognition)
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