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Drugs seized following proactive vehicle stop search in Eastleigh

Officers from Eastleigh’s High Harm team and the Roads Policing Proactive Unit stopped a suspicious vehicle in Eastleigh on Thursday 7 April, arresting a man on drug supply offences



A blue Mercedes was stopped in Wide Lane on Thursday 7 April at around 1.40pm and after conducting initial enquiries, officers searched the vehicle and its four occupants.


Among items seized was a small quantity of cannabis, a Nokia mobile phone and a quantity of cash.


A 22-year-old man from Southampton was arrested on suspicion of drugs supply offences and was taken into custody, where further searches revealed 100 wraps of suspected class A drugs had been contained.


These were also seized as evidence.


The man was further arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply a class A drug – cocaine and a class B drug – cannabis.


He has since been released under investigation while enquiries continue.


If residents suspect that an address, or a vehicle, in the local neighbourhood is being used for drug dealing, drug-related activity or associated crime, then please report it to police by calling 101.


Alternatively, you can submit information via the following form: https://www.hampshire.police.uk/tua/tell-us-about/cor/tell-us-about-existing-case-report/.