Cocaine arrest: Driver arrested after positive test for cocaine on M876 hard shoulder near Livingston
A driver has been arrested after reportedly testing positive for cocaine as they sat on the hard shoulder of the M876 on Thursday night.
Officers from Livingston’s road policing unit say they attended a report of a vehicle sitting on the hard shoulder of the M876 in West Lothian last night (Thursday April 22).
They report the driver later gave a ‘positive drugwipe’ for the Class A drug cocaine and was arrested.
Following the incident, the police tweeted: “We attended a report of a vehicle sitting on the hard shoulder of the M876 last night.
"The driver later provided a positive drugwipe for Cocaine and was arrested. Blood specimen obtained for analysis and will be reported to Procurator Fiscal if applicable.”
The blood specimen taken will now be analysed and – if necessary - will be reported to the Procurator Fiscal.
Road Policing Scotland are urging people ‘not to risk it’ following the news.