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Suspected drug dealer arrested after police stop erratic driver

A suspected drug dealer was arrested when police became concerned by the standard of his driving.

Officers spotted a car travelling along Annesley Road, Hucknall, at around 9.10pm on Thursday (24 February) and later intercepted it in Skegby Road, Annesley Woodhouse.

Noticing a strong smell of cannabis, they searched the vehicle and detained the driver.

A small quantity of cannabis was discovered, along with a range of specialist growing equipment.

A later search of an address in Hucknall uncovered a small cannabis grow and a significant quantity of what is believed to be cocaine.

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Cash, mobile phones and scales were also seized.

A 25-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of cannabis and possessing Class A drugs with intent to supply.

He was later released under investigation.

Inspector David Mather, of Nottinghamshire Police, said: “This was a great bit of work by officers who were led by their intuition to a significant quantity of illegal drugs.

“ The Road Crime Team were formed in order deny the use of Nottinghamshire’s road network from those breaking the law.”

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