Scrap metal theft operation in Wealden District

A BIG POLICE operation to target scrap metal thefts was launched in the Wealden District today, June 8.

Wealden District Council, Trading Standards worked with Sussex Police on the operation to target those breaking the law.

Wealden issued three fines of £300 each in Hailsham this morning.

At lunchtime, Chief Insp Richard Coates, Wealden District Commander, announced: “Operation Galvanise is in full swing across Wealden with the teams at various locations checking waste carriers’ licences.”