DRIVER Was Allegedly Under Influence Of Drugs

14 January, 2022 | Local

INVERCLYDE’S police chief has hit out at drug and drink drivers after another alleged incident in the area.

Officers on patrol stopped a car on Virginia Street, Greenock at 12:25am today.

Sergeant Jason Logsdon said: “On speaking to the driver, officers believed him to be intoxicated due to a smell of cannabis.

“As such, he was required to provide a sample of saliva for a roadside drug screening test which he [allegedly] failed.

“As such a 26-year-old male was arrested and will be subject of a report regarding the alleged offences.”

Chief Inspector Paul Cameron said: “This is another driver who thinks that it’s acceptable to drive while [allegedly] under the influence of drink and drugs.

“My message is clear: it is not acceptable, you are causing a danger to yourself and other road users.

“I am urging people to please continue to report anyone they believe is driving while intoxicated; this type of behaviour is irresponsible and can wreck lives.”

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