Drug dealer arrested in Pendle after foot chase by police

Police arrested the driver of a car following a foor chase during which drugs were found.

Monday, 19th April 2021, 7:07 am
Updated Monday, 19th April 2021, 7:08 am
The seized drugs

Officers from the Pendle Taskforce yesterday sighted a suspicious vehicle which made attempts to evade them.

The driver of the vehicle, who was also disqualified, collided with a parked vehicle and then made off on foot.

Officers gave chase and witnessed the man throw an item into a nearby garden, before being detained.

Following a search of the area, a package containing a significant amount of suspected Class A drugs was recovered.

The driver was also drug wiped to and tested positive for cannabis and cocaine.

He was subsequently arrested for possession with intent to supply Class A, disqualified driving, dangerous driving and driving whilst unfit through drugs.