Wigan driver banned after driving on drugs

A year-long road disqualification has been imposed on a 30-year-old Wigan motorist caught driving under the influence of cannabis.

Friday, 30th July 2021, 2:18 pm
Updated Friday, 30th July 2021, 2:21 pm

Carlton Reid, from Silverdale, Swinley, was stopped by police while at the wheel of a Mercedes in Bolton on November 28 and failed a drug test. He had initially denied the charge but then changed his plea on his latest appearance before Wigan justices who, as well as banning him, ordered that he pay a fine, court costs and victim services surcharge of £289.

Sign up to our daily newsletter

The i newsletter cut through the noise

Thanks for reading. If you value what we do and are able to support us, a digital subscription is just £1 for your first month. Try us today by clicking here and viewing our offers.

Police probe