Teenager arrested in Peterborough after drugs found in suspected stolen car

A 17 year old boy has been arrested after being stopped driving a suspected stolen car in Peterborough.

Tuesday, 14th January 2020, 1:28 pm
Updated Tuesday, 14th January 2020, 1:32 pm

Early this morning (14 January) officers from the Road Policing Unit stopped a car in St Johns Street, Eastgate.

The driver failed a roadside drugs test and multiple bags of cannabis were found in the car. Further checks found the car was stolen and the boy had no license or insurance.

He was arrested at the scene on suspicion of theft of a motor vehicle, possession with intent to supply class B drugs, drug driving and driving without a licence or insurance.

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He was arrested last night

He remains in custody at Thorpe Wood station.