Drugs and weapons arrests on M180

Drugs and weapons arrests after car followed and stopped on M180

A man and a woman have been arrested after a car believed to be involved in drug dealing in Grimsby was spotted in West Yorkshire and followed yesterday Monday 26 August.

The vehicle, a VW Golf, was observed around 11.45am and followed by our roads policing officers and tracked by the police helicopter.

The car was stopped on the eastbound M180 about a mile from the M18 junction using a three car ‘rolling road block’. No one was hurt and there was no damage to any of the vehicles.
A 28-year-old woman from Grimsby was arrested on suspicion of supplying a controlled drug, possession of an offensive weapon, and possession of a knife.

A 26-year-old man also from Grimsby was arrested on suspicion of possessing a class A drug, supplying a controlled drug and possession of an offensive weapon. Drugs and weapons were seized from the car.

Both have been released under investigation.

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