Van driver throws drugs out of window before arrest

Drugs were thrown from a van before a stop and search carried out by police near Bury St Edmunds

Drugs were thrown from a van before a stop and search carried out by police near Bury St Edmunds - Credit: Suffolk police

A driver of a van who allegedly threw drugs out of the window of a vehicle on the A14, before stopping for police, has been arrested. 

Police stopped the van near Bury St Edmunds and carried out a test on the vehicle which also found a positive drug wipe test for cannabis and other drugs found inside. 

A police spokesman said the van was also found to be in a dangerous condition and 40% overweight with an insecure load. 

The vehicle was later prohibited and the driver arrested for questioning.


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