Drugs, cash and car seized from uninsured Sheffield driver arrested by police

A man has been arrested this morning after police discovered he was in possession of a quantity of drugs and did not hold a relevant licence or insurance. 

Officers from the Sheffield North East Neighbourhood Policing team ‘hit the jackpot’ when they proactively stopped a car in the Rutland Road area this morning.

The man was found to be in possession of a quantity of drugs and cash

The man was found to be in possession of a quantity of drugs and cash

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The driver appeared to be incredibly nervous so they took a closer look at both him, and the car and upon closer inspection discovered 18 ‘deals’ of cannabis, two ‘deals’ of suspected cocaine and a large amount of cash. 

Further checks revealed he was also uninsured and only held a provisional licence. 

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Posting on Facebook, the Sheffield North East NHP added: “Drugs removed from the streets, car seized, male arrested. Investigation ongoing.

“The team also seized a further two cars during the shift, for no insurance as well as attending the usual incidents that are called in.

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“The amount of people deterred from crime by being stopped by police is immeasurable.

“But one things for certain, if we interact proactively with people, we will uncover crime.”