A MAN who had driver from Chester to go swimming has been arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs.

Police officers stopped the car in Betws-y-Coed yesterday (Monday, June 1) after their suspicions were raised by the strong smell of cannabis as it drove passed.

The occupants of the car told the officers they had come from the Chester area to go swimming outdoors.

Police tweeted: "#COVID checks in #BetwsYCoed yesterday saw a man being arrested on suspicion of #drugdriving. Car raised suspicion due to the stench of cannabis as it drove by...not a good move

"Occupants had travelled from #Chester area to come swimming outdoors."