Driver arrested in Botley for drug-driving after police pull over car with missing tyre

Car stopped by police in Botley

A driver was arrested after a car was stopped for having a tyre missing – and the driver was found to have cocaine in their system.

A spokesperson for Hampshire Police said: “Officers sighted a vehicle that was being driven in a dangerous condition. The vehicle was stopped and the driver also provided a positive drug wipe for cocaine.

“The vehicle was issued with a prohibition notice and was recovered by police. The driver was arrested and transported to custody.”