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Drugs arrest after driver hits lamp post in Plympton
6:00am Tuesday 3rd December 2013 in News
Police have arrested a man on suspicion of possessing drugs after the car he was driving was involved in a collision in Plympton.
Officers were called to Plymouth Road, Plympton on Monday 2 December at 9.40am after a silver Volkswagen Golf had collided with a lamppost.
A 25-year-old man from Plymouth fled the scene of the collision and, following a search of the local area by officers, he was located by a police dog handler nearby.
The man was arrested on suspicion of possessing drugs with intent to supply after a large quantity of what police believe to be controlled drugs were found with him.
The car, which is registered to Torquay, has been recovered.
Police are also investigating a number of other driving offences.
The man remains in custody at Charles Cross police station pending further enquiries.
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