A lock knife was found in a car stopped by the police officers in Rotherham.
Officers parked on Meadowhall Road on Tuesday night spotted a Ford Focus which did not have insurance and attempted to get the driver to pull over.
He refused and attempted to flee but officers boxed him in and brought him to a halt.
The driver was arrested for providing a positive roadside drug test and for driving without insurance.
His passenger was arrested for drugs offences and possession of a lock knife.