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Tonbridge man and woman arrested after cocaine discovered at Whitelake Road

By Natalie Tipping

Two people were arrested on drugs offences after a vehicle stop check led to the discovery of cocaine nearby.

On Tuesday, officers became suspicious of a Peugeot 206 which had entered Tonbridge from the direction of Tunbridge Wells. 

Around 9pm the vehicle was stopped in Derwent Road, where a search of the car led to the discovery of cannabis and large amounts of cash. 

Stock picture.

Stock picture.

Police later searched an address in Whitelake Road, which was connected to the vehicle. 

They discovered further amounts of cannabis as well as significant quantities of cocaine.

The 42-year-old female driver of the car, along with a 34-year-old male passenger, were arrested on suspicion of possessing cocaine and cannabis with intent to supply.

The woman was also arrested on suspicion of driving whilst unfit through drugs. 

Both suspects were later released from custody, pending further investigation.

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