Westgate Highway Patrol officers noticed the cars travelling in tandem on Mossfiel Drive at 9:30 pm. It was found that the Audi station wagon and Holden Captiva had exceeded the 50 km/h speed limit, continuing on to Bellbridge Drive with both reaching up to 100 km/h.
The drivers were aprehended on Bellbridge Drive and upon search of the vehicles, a quantity of cannabis was found in the Audi and a quantity of methylamphetamine and GHB were found in the Holden.
The drivers, a 32-year-old man and 33-year-old woman, were arrested and charged with a selection of drug, speeding and traffic violations.
The man was charged with driving while suspended, while the woman faced charges of holding a trafficable quantity of methylamphetamine and GHB as well as traffic violations including unlicensed driving.
The duo was released on bail with a date set for Werribee Magistrates’ Court on November 30. The cars were impounded for one month and each driver was charged a fee of $997.