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Southampton man arrested for drug driving offences in Hedge End

A man has been arrested on suspicion of drug driving offences after being detained by officers in Hedge End


It comes after officers were on routine patrols and stopped a white Peugeot van, having seen it driving in excess of the speed limit, on Hound Road just before 7.50pm on Friday 4 March.


Officers spoke with the driver of the vehicle and subsequently located a quantity of Class B drugs, which was seized as a result.


The man was also subject of a roadside drugs wipe – which he failed after it tested positive for cannabis.


A 28-year-old man from Southampton was arrested on suspicion of drug-driving and possession of a Class B drug.


He was released under investigation.