Speeding Sheffield driver stopped before police find drugs stashed inside Kinder Egg

A speeding driver is set for a stay at ‘Hotel de la Shepcote Lane’ after being found with a large knife and drugs stashed inside a Kinder Egg following a routine stop.

Monday, 20th January 2020, 3:56 pm
Updated Tuesday, 28th January 2020, 11:46 am

Officers from Rotherham Central Neighbourhood Policing team initially pulled the male driver over as part of a clampdown on speeding after he was caught driving too fast.

But when they searched him and his vehicle as part of the stop, he was found with “a large knife, drugs and cash.” Some of the drugs found were being stored in a tube normally found inside a Kinder Surprise and popular with a much younger demographic.

The much-loved chocolate egg comes with a toy inside a plastic shell, which on this occasion was being used for a much more sinister purpose. Other drugs seized were being stored in a sandwich bag.

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Tweeting about the arrest, officers joked he was set for a stay at “Hotel de la Shepcote”.

Officers found the man with a large knife, drugs and cash.
Other drugs seized were being stored in a sandwich bag
A Kinder Surprise shell was being used to store drugs