Hampshire Incidents

Bringing you breaking news from across Hampshire and the Isle of Wight

Beaulieu man arrested on suspicion of drug supply offences after proactive stop in New Milton

Police officers, who conducted a proactive stop search of a speeding vehicle in New Milton, have arrested a man in connection with drug supply offences.


A silver Vauxhall Corsa was stopped just before midnight on Tuesday 28 December after officers spotted the vehicle travelling in excess of the speed limit along Caird Avenue.


The driver, a 34-year-old man from Beaulieu, failed a drugs wipe for a Class A drug and was arrested on suspicion for driving under the influence of drugs.


A search of the vehicle by officers located a quantity of Class A drugs and a quantity of cash – which were seized along with a mobile phone.


He was subsequently arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply a Class A drug.


He remains in custody at this time.