Driver arrested and drug paraphernalia seized after car pulled over by police in Preston

A driver was arrested after they failed a roadside drug test in Preston.

By Sean Gleaves
Tuesday, 22nd March 2022, 6:52 pm
Updated Tuesday, 22nd March 2022, 6:52 pm

Police spotted drug paraphernalia inside a car after they stopped it in the Preston area.

The driver was promptly arrested after providing a positive drug wipe.

In a Tweet posted at 6pm on Tuesday (March 22), police said they “failed to provide an evidential sample in custody”

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They were subsequently charged to attend court.

Police launched Operation Vanquish – an initiative that targets those who use the county’s roads for criminality - on March 1.

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A driver was arrested after they failed a roadside drug test in Preston. (Credit: Lancashire Police)