Local News & Archive — April 18, 2017 at 3:54 pm — Updated: April 18, 2017 at 3:54 pm

Driver arrested after Abergele drugs test

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A man has been arrested after he was caught drug driving in Abergele during the Easter weekend.

The 29 year-old was stopped by police early on Easter Saturday and tested positive for cannabis and cocaine in a swipe test.

The man was questioned on suspicion of possessing with intent to supply after Class A and Class B drugs were found in his car. He was later released on bail pending further inquiries.

Elsewhere in the region, a woman has been charged with drink driving after she was stopped by road traffic officers in St Asaph. The 33 year-old woman was arrested on the A525 in the early hours of Easter Monday – she was later bailed and will appear before Llandudno magistrates on Wednesday 3rd May.

Among arrests in North Wales over the Bank Holiday weekend:

  • A Moldovan lorry driver was caught driving the wrong way of the A548 on Deeside while drunk. Nicolae Gorea (40) was also charged with fraud and appeared before magistrates in Mold on Monday.
  • A 36 year-old man on the A55 at Rhuallt Hill and a 38 year-old man in Caernarfon were arrested and bailed on Easter Sunday after testing positive for cocaine and cannabis.
  • A 29 year-old man from Winsford was arrested on suspicion of drink driving on the A55 near Caerwys on Monday. He was later found to be driving while disqualified and without insurance and in breach of his bail conditions. Another police force is investigating the thefts of two number plates.

Fourteen TORs (Traffic Offence Reports) were given for speeding in Bontnewydd near Caernarfon on Monday evening, with more given to motorcyclists for various offences including contravening white lines. In once case, a motorcyclist was caught riding at 112mph on the A5 at Dinmael.

 

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