Northampton proactive policing team seize car while driver's friend rolls spliff

The Northampton Proactive Team seized six cars in the town as part of 'Operation Drive Insured' but while making a stopsearch to a car parked on a junction, police discovered a passenger blatantly rolling a spliff.

Wednesday, 22nd March 2017, 11:21 am
Updated Friday, 24th March 2017, 11:10 am
This driver parked on a junction in Northampton while his friend rolled a spliff

The Northampton Proactive Team are a selection of plainclothes police officers who specialise in arresting suspected dangerous criminals and drug dealers in the town.

On Twitter, the force said: "Driver thought it's okay to park on junction... while friend rolls a spliff! #noinsurance #stopsearch #cannabis #OpJourney."

The six cars were seized last week on Thursday, March 16.

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They added: "One of six cars seized today for no insurance or no licence in Northampton #opdriveinsured. We drive unmarked cars, you won't see us coming."

In the same week, a man was arrested after smashing a car window and stealing items from the car as well as being in the possession of drugs.

This car was seized because the driver didn't have insurance or a license.
A man was arrested after smashing the car window and stealing items from the car.
This car was seized because the driver didn't have insurance or a license.
A man was arrested after smashing the car window and stealing items from the car.