Three people were arrested after police found drugs in a car as they conducted a stop and search.

Officers from the West Dorset county lines team and roads policing unit carried out a targeted stop of a vehicle.

The vehicle and its three occupants, who were travelling from the London area, were searched under the Misuse of Drugs Act.

A large quantity of suspected Class A drugs were located as a result of the search on the A31 near Bere Regis on Saturday.

A 30-year-old female and two men aged 23 and 30 years old were all arrested on suspicion of drugs supply offences.

All three have since been released on police bail whilst enquires continue.

Anyone with information regarding the supply of drugs is asked to contact Dorset Police at, via email or by calling 101. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via