Local motorists charged with drink-driving offences

Operation Dragonfly is focused on drink and drug-driving SUS-141224-111002001
Operation Dragonfly is focused on drink and drug-driving SUS-141224-111002001
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More than 100 motorists have been arrested in Sussex since the Christmas 2015 crackdown on drink and drug-driving was launched on December 1.

A total of 102 arrests have been made in the county as part of Operation Dragonfly, launched by Surrey and Sussex Police, up to the end of Wednesday (16 December). Of these, 50 have been charged.

They include Paul Brooker, 33, a groundsman, of Forest Dene, Crowborough, was arrested in Crowborough Road, Nutley, on December 12 and charged with having 49mg of alcohol per 100ml of breath in his system. He is due to appear before Brighton Magistrates’ Court on December 31. The legal limit is 35.

Juliet Adsett, 34, a youth worker, of Field End, Storrington, was arrested on the A27 at Beddingham on December 12 and charged with having 96mg of alcohol per 100ml of breath in her system. She is due to appear before Brighton Magistrates’ Court on January 11.

Jack Ayling, 28, a builder, of Heather Walk, Crowborough, was arrested at Boship Roundabout in Lower Dicker on December 12 and charged with having 58mg of alcohol per 100ml of breath in his system, and driving without a valid test certificate. He is due to appear before Hastings Magistrates’ Court on December 30.

Alison White, 51, a secretary, of Lincoln Close, Eastbourne, was arrested in Eastbourne Road, Willingdon, on December 12 and charged with having 92mg of alcohol per 100ml of breath in her system. She is due to appear before Hastings Magistrates’ Court on December 30.

People in Sussex can text officers on 65999 with the details of people they suspect of drink or drug driving or visit www.operationcrackdown.co.uk.

You can also contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 (http://www.crimestoppers-uk.org/).

To keep up to date with officers looking for drink or drug drivers, follow #opdragonfly on Twitter.

If you know someone is driving while over the limit or after taking drugs call 999.

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