Officers are appealing for witnesses following a report drugs were thrown from a car near Chatham.

At around 4pm on Wednesday 20 April 2022, a Kent Police patrol directed the driver of a grey VW Golf to stop in Capstone Road.

The car did not stop and continued into Shawstead Road, where the driver was arrested having left the vehicle on foot.

Drugs seized

A quantity of cannabis was later recovered by police from a roundabout on North Dane Way.

Investigating officer, PC Hannah Cooper, said: ‘We are appealing for witnesses who may have seen the VW Golf travelling along North Dane Way and a package being thrown from the window.
‘In particular, drivers with dashcam are asked to check for footage that may assist the investigation.’

A 25-year-old man from Chatham was later released pending further investigation into allegations of drug supply, failing to stop for a police officer and driving offences.

Anyone with information is urged to call Kent Police on 01634 792209, quoting reference 46/74026/22.

You can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or complete the online form on their website.

By Ed

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