Drugs found on man who crashed car during police chase

The 22-year-old from Serbia was first spotted speeding through Gzira when police asked him to stop

Suspected heroin, cannabis and ecstasy in the man's vehicle
Suspected heroin, cannabis and ecstasy in the man's vehicle

A man crashed into a parked car in Gzira in his attempt to evade police who later found several drugs in his vehicle.

The incident took place at around 1:45am on Saturday morning when police noticed that a Toyota was being driven through Mikiel Anton Vassalli Street in Gzira with excessive speed.

The driver, a 22-year-old from Serbia and resident in Gzira, was asked by the patrol car to stop but he increased his speed.

A police chase ensued until the man crashed into a parked car on Giordano Street in Gzira. The 22-year-old was arrested on site.

After a preliminary search in the man’s vehicle, the police found a bag containing some cash and suspected heroin, ecstasy, and cannabis.

Police investigations continue.  

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