Police arrest drug-driver in Seaton

PUBLISHED: 15:51 11 October 2019 | UPDATED: 15:51 11 October 2019

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A driver was arrested for being under the influence of drugs during a road policing operation in Seaton.

A driver was arrested for being under the influence of drugs during a road policing operation in Seaton.

It took place on the evening of Tuesday, October 8.

A number of people were dealt with for speeding and officers gave advice on numerous traffic offences.

In a similar operation in Sidmouth, on Thursday, October 10, drugs were seized after officers searched a vehicle and its four occupants.

Eight drivers were reported for speeding, and police spoke to a large number of drivers about various road traffic offences.

A police spokesman said: "Speed kills people and every driver owes a duty of care to drive safely on our roads."

The two traffic operations were carried out by the Devon and Cornwall Police Special Constabulary and Rural East Devon policing teams.

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