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Man stopped while driving wrong way in one-way street is found to have illegal substance in car

A young man, aged 22, resident in St Julian’s was arrested while the Police were doing their rounds yesterday. He was caught in possession of an illegal substance, allegedly drugs.

While the Police were doing their rounds in San Gwann, they noticed a vehicle driving wrong way in Triq il-Kappella.   They immediately followed the vehicle and stopped it shortly afterwards in Vjal ir-Riħan. It turned out that the driver was driving without a licence and was acting suspiciously.

A search was carried out and a substance, suspected to be drugs, was found in the car.

They subsequently also searched his residence and there they found a bag containing a substantial amount of substance, allegedly drugs, as well as weighing scales and other items related to drug trafficking.

The young man was taken to the St Julian’s police station where he began threatening the Police.

He was held under arrest and is expected to be arraigned in Court later on today.

The Police investigations continue.