POLICE took action after receiving complaints from residents about dangerous drivers.

Residents in North Station Road, Colchester, reported ongoing issues of unauthorised cars causing traffic.

A police spokesman added: "[This was] along with reports of vehicles driving the wrong way around roundabouts at the location due to using this road.

"Last night [Monday] during rush hour officers conducted patrols in the area and spoke with drivers."

They issued 22 traffic offence reports, two vehicle defect notices and an antisocial behaviour vehicle warning.

One drug driver was arrested, there were four stop and searches carried out, and someone was found with cannabis.