JOHOR BARU: Two suspected drug addicts ran through a roadblock and crashed into a lamp post after a 15-minute high-speed chase with police patrol cars.
The suspects, in their early 30s, sped off in a Proton Wira Aeroback when they were stopped at a roadblock in Felda Ulu Tebrau at about 11.30am here on Monday.
A police patrol car quickly gave chase.
The suspects lost control of their vehicle and hit the lamp post near the junction of the Kota Tinggi-Ulu Tiram road located some 20km from the roadblock.
Kulai Jaya OCPD Supt Zulkefly Yahya said police discovered a few packets of syabu and several pieces of drug paraphenelia.
“We are investigating the suspects for possible drug abuse but we are not ruling out the possibility that they are also involved in drug trafficking.
“One of the suspects has a past record for drug possession and robbery,” he said, adding that police would check whether the car used had been reported stolen.
Supt Zulkefly said the suspects did not sustain any injuries from the incident and police are classifying the case under Section 12(2) of the Dangerous Drugs Act 1952 for possession. - Sumber