Beaulieu driver stopped for speeding in Caird Avenue, New Milton, is arrested on suspicion of drug supply offences
POLICE stopping a speeding vehicle in New Milton ended up arresting its driver in connection with drug supply offences.
A silver Vauxhall Corsa was pulled over just before midnight on Tuesday after officers spotted it exceeding the 30mph limit along Caird Avenue.
The motorist, a 34-year-old man from Beaulieu, failed a drugs wipe for a class A drug and was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence.
A search of the vehicle then uncovered a quantity of class A drugs and a sum of cash, which were seized along with a mobile phone.
The man was subsequently also arrested on suspicion of possessing a class A drug with intent to supply.