Two men arrested with possession of drugs after driving wrong way on motorway

2020/06/25 16:14:29 Written by Canarian Weekly Tenerife

The National Police have arrested two people, aged 24 and 25, one of them with a police record for crimes against public health.

National police intercepted a car they noticed do a U-turn and go in the wrong direction when the occupants spotted the police presence. The car tried to exit the TF-1 in Santa Cruz through the slip road to join the motorway, the police officers intercepted the vehicle which was occupied by two people.

In the conversation with the driver, the agents suspected he may be intoxicated and requested the presence of the Local Police to carry out the alcohol test, which was positive.

The officers then proceeded to search the vehicle and found three mobile phones, 120 euros in cash, 18 grams of cocaine and another 26 grams of hashish, so the young people were arrested and, together with the police report, placed at the disposal of the judicial authority.