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News Release

Men arrested for drug offences after A1 incident

Dated: 15 Feb 2012

Police have arrested two men and seized drugs after an incident in north Northumberland.

At 7:18pm on Tuesday, February 14, officers stopped a Ford Mondeo travelling on the A1 near to Alnwick.

When the vehicle was stopped bags of what police believe to be drugs were thrown from the window of the vehicle.

Officers seized the bags and arrested the driver and a passenger on suspicion of possessing a controlled drug.

The two men, aged 24 and 33 and from the Berwick area, are currently in police custody.

A section of the road was closed for a short time to allow for investigation to take place.

Enquiries are ongoing.