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Police arrest driver after positive drugs test in Wallingford

Byoxfordnewspaper

Sep 7, 2022

An untaxed vehicle was passed by police and the driver was arrested for a positive drugs test.

Police out on patrol in the Wallingford area today (Wednesday September 7) pulled over an untaxed vehicle to the side of the road.

A Thames Valley Police spokesperson said the driver was aware that the vehicle had no tax but took the risk anyway.

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The driver was arrested for a positive trace of cocaine on the drugs wipe.

This comes after police in Oxford and Bicester – three days ago – pulled over at least four drivers throughout the evening and early hours and subsequently arrested them for drug and drink driving.

The offending motorists’ vehicles were also seized.

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This story was written by Matthew Norman, he joined the team in 2022 as a Facebook community reporter.

Matthew covers Bicester and focuses on finding stories from diverse communities.

Get in touch with him by emailing: Matthew.norman@newsquest.co.uk

Follow him on Twitter: @OxMailMattN1

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