Woman 'with axe in car' arrested on Doncaster estate, suspected of planning to supply drugs

A woman has been arrested after being stopped on a Doncaster estate, accused of planning to supply drugs and possessing an axe.

Tuesday, 18th May 2021, 10:01 am

Police say they stopped a red Vauxhall Astra on Radburn Road, Rossington, on May 7, due to information suggesting it was involved with drug supply and weapons.

A police spokesman said: “A female driver and male passenger were inside the car. On initial contact, a small hand axe was found in the driver's side door along with a wheel brace.

“Both the car and occupants were searched.

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“Cannabis and a bag of white powder were found inside the car, along with an unknown quantity of cash. The female driver tested positive for drugs on the roadside drug swipe.”

She was arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply Class B drugs, possession of offensive weapon, and driving under the influence of drugs released on police bail while the incident is under investigation. The passenger was released without charge.

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