Drug drivers stopped in Preston

Posted on - 15th May, 2022 - 7:30pm | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Deepdale, Fishwick, Lancashire Police, Preston City Centre, Preston News, Ribbleton, St Matthews, University campus
Car stopped in drug driving arrest Pic: Preston Police
The Mitsubishi was stopped in Leighton Street Pic: Preston Police

Preston Police have taken to social media to share details of drug drivers who have been caught in the city.


On Sunday (15 May) a Mitsubishi was stopped in Leighton Street, near to the University of Central Lancashire.

Officers suspected the driver was under the influence of cannabis, and the driver subsequently failed a drug test.

VW Caddy stopped for drug driving Pic: Preston Police
The VW Caddy was stopped in Ribbleton Lane Pic: Preston Police

On Wednesday (11 May), a patrol car was following the police van to custody with the previous job when officers saw a VW Caddy driving erratically in Ribbleton Lane.

The driver tested positive for cocaine and was arrested.

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