Bag of suspected drugs found on back seat of car in Salisbury

POLICE who stopped a vehicle in Salisbury found a bag of suspected drugs on the back seat.

The officers, from Wiltshire Police’s Fortitude team, arrested three people on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of class A and B drugs after a car they were travelling in was stopped in Ashley Road at around 2.45am on Thursday (February 23) morning.

A police spokesperson confirmed ‘following a search, a quantity of suspected Class A and B drugs were found in a bag on the rear seat’.

Two men, aged 33 and 23, and a 21-year-old woman, all from Salisbury, have been arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of class A and B drugs. They are all currently in police custody.

The driver of the vehicle also tested positive for drugs and was further arrested on suspicion of drug driving and for driving without insurance.

Detective Sergeant Ted Roe said: “We will not hesitate to take robust action against those we suspect of dealing in drugs. Dealing can bring untold misery and damage to our communities.

“If you suspect drug offences are taking place in your area, please call us on 101. In an emergency always call 999.”

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