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Drugs and cash seized and arrests made after cars stopped in Arnold and Carlton


Police have made two arrests and seized drugs and cash after stopping suspicious vehicles in Arnold and Carlton.

The arrests were made by Gedling borough’s dedicated Operation Reacher team on Monday (December 7) and Tuesday (8) evening.

A Gedling Police spokesman said: “On Monday, officers spotted a Volkswagen Golf being driven to a poor standard on Coppice Road .

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“They stopped the vehicle as they suspected the driver was under the influence of something.

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“The driver passed a breath test but failed a drug wipe which tested positive for cocaine. Driver arrested and transported to Bridewell for a blood test before being released under investigation.

Officers in Carlton also stopped a vehicle on Tuesday night.

The spokesman added: “Officers stopped a Renault Clio on Valley Road in Carlton.

“The car smelt strongly of cannabis and following a search deal bags of cannabis and cash were found. The driver also failed a drug wipe.

“The driver was arrested by police and taken to the Bridewell where he was interviewed, blood test and released under investigation.

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  1. What a waste of time, effort and ultimately taxpayers money, The police should be out catching actual criminals, we had a break in and the pathetic filth took four hours to turn up.

  2. Time to legalise drugs and stop the criminals getting rich .Nottingham is on the verge of bankruptcy yet the government will not get it in there heads that prohibition has never worked so we still gove a £2 billion industry to the criminals and terrorists


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