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CUSTODY: Drive ban ice cream man 'fails roadside drug test'

Friday 10th July 2020

AN ice cream man was pulled over by police in Headcorn and failed a roadside drugs test.

The disqualfiied driver intially gave false details to officers. His van was seized and impounded by police. 

He remains in custody.

A Kent Police spokesman said: "Shortly before 5.05pm on Thursday 9 July 2020, officers from Kent Police’s Roads Policing Unit stopped an ice cream van in Mote Road, Headcorn, after noticing the driver was not wearing a seatbelt.

"The 31-year-old man from Bexhill, East Sussex, was then arrested on suspicion of drug-driving and driving while disqualified."