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Man arrested for dangerous driving and tobacco offences

A 22-year old man local man was arrested this weekend by police in the early hours for dangerous driving and tobacco-related offences.

The arrest came shortly after the individual allegedly drove a locally registered vehicle dangerously along North Mole Road while attempting to interfere with a HM Customs vehicle that was in pursuit of another vehicle.

Following his arrest for dangerous driving and obstructing a Customs Officer, a search of the vehicle resulted in the seizure of two radio transceivers.

The man was further arrested on suspicion of keeping two radio transceivers without a licence and for being knowingly concerned in the attempted exportation of cigarettes without a licence.

He was later bailed out to appear at New Mole House at a later date, pending the outcome of the investigation.

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