Sock filled with snap bags of suspected cocaine found after Lancashire Police stop car in Chorley

A man was arrested after a sock filled with snap bags of suspected cocaine was found by police as they searched a car in Chorley.

By Sean Gleaves
Wednesday, 29th June 2022, 3:32 pm
Updated Wednesday, 29th June 2022, 4:36 pm

Police acting on intelligence from the community stopped a Black Audi A6 in Stump Lane at around 1.50pm on Tuesday (June 28).

The car was stopped in Stump Lane, Chorley, where police proceeded to search the vehicle.

A “sock containing snap bags of what is believed to be cocaine” was subsequently found by officers.

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The driver, a 29-year-old man, was arrested at the scene on suspicion of possession with intent to supply a Class A drug.

He remained in custody for questioning on Wednesday afternoon (June 29).

Starting from June 13, police continued their efforts to make the county's roads safer as part of Operation Vanquish – a fortnight of action which targeted those who use the network for criminality.

A man was arrested "a sock containing snap bags of what is believed to be cocaine" was found inside a car in Chorley (Credit: Google)

Overall 526 traffic offence reports or fixed penalties were issued, with a further 706 notices of intended prosecution given.