A driver had his car seized after testing positive for cocaine.

Police patrolling in Nelson stopped the car, pictured, on Thursday night.

After various checks, officers discovered that not only did the driver have no insurance, but their suspicions were aroused enough to ask the man to take a roadside drugs test.

Unfortunately for the driver, he tested positive for cocaine, was arrested and had his car seized. 

A spokesperson for the police said: "This Focus estate was stopped in Nelson.

"Driver has no insurance and failed drug wipe testing positive for cocaine.

"He has been arrested and the car seized."