Two arrests in Flintshire for alleged drug driving over the weekend
Officers from the Roads Policing Unit have dealt with several drug drive arrests over the Bank Holiday.
A 39-year-old woman from Ewloe was also arrested on Saturday afternoon after testing positive for cocaine at the roadside in Mold.
The woman has since been released under investigation pending the results of further tests.
On Sunday a 42-year-old man from New Brighton was arrested shortly before 2.30pm after testing positive for cannabis when he was stopped in Shotton.
He was also arrested on suspicion of an alledged assault following a domestic-related incident and has been released under investigation for both offences.
Across North Wales.
Shortly before 11pm on Monday, May 1 a man was arrested on Conwy Road, Colwyn Bay after providing positive for cannabis at the roadside.
The 49-year-old man, who is from the Llanrwst area, was arrested and later released under investigation pending the results of further tests.
And a driver who was caught speeding at 93mph in a 60mph zone was stopped in the Caernarfon area yesterday evening.
He was breathalysed and found to be over the legal drink drive limit.
The 32-year-old man from Llanllyfni was arrested and has since been charged with drink driving and will be appearing before Caernarfon Magistrates on Monday, May 15th.
Shortly after 3pm on Sunday, April 30 a 30-year-old man from Wrexham was spotted driving without a seatbelt in the Trevor area.
He was stopped by an officer and was arrested after testing positive for both cannabis and cocaine at the roadside.
He has since been released under investigation pending the results of further tests and also issued with TORs (Traffic Offence Reports) for the seatbelt offences and for having two defective tyres.
And a 34-year-old woman from Rhos in Wrexham was arrested in the Penycae area shortly before 10am on Sunday after testing positive for cannabis at the roadside.
She was also found to be driving without insurance and was issued with a TOR. She has since been released under investigation pending the results of further tests.
During the afternoon of Saturday, April 29 officers from the Safer Neighbourhood Team stopped a man in the Gwenfro area of Wrexham due to his manner of driving.
The 38-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of driving whilst disqualified, dangerous driving, drink and drug driving.
He was also arrested on suspicion of possession of what is believed to be Class A drugs. He has since been released under investigation and enquiries are ongoing.
Sergeant Trystan Bevan from the Roads Policing Unit said:
Despite our repeated warnings a small minority of people are still intent on ignoring our messages.
I cannot stress enough the dangers that these people present, not just to themselves, but to other road users.
Anyone who is considering driving whilst under the influence of drink or drugs should know that we will be out and about waiting.
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