Weapons and drugs found by police in car in Rotherham

A knife, sawn down snooker cue and a range of drugs were found in a car searched by the police in Rotherham.

Wednesday, 20th June 2018, 11:27 am
Updated Wednesday, 20th June 2018, 11:31 am
Weapons and drugs were found in this car

Officers spotted a car in Hamilton Road, Maltby, and detected the smell of cannabis.

Items found by the police during the search of a car in Rotherham

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When they approached the vehicle to speak to the occupants one of them ran off but was detained a short time later.

A search of the car led to the discovery of crack, heroin, cocaine and cannabis along with a knife and a sawn down snooker cue.

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The three occupants were arrested for offences including possession of drugs with intent to supply, possession of offensive weapons, being in charge of a vehicle while over the prescribed drug limit and taking a vehicle without the owner's consent.