100 Caught Drink Driving Locally

102 arrested in First Two Weeks of Sussex Police Christmas drink drive campaign

Of the 102 people arrested since the 1 December 50 have been charged according to a police press release on 18 December

Among those charged was a British Transport Police officer based at Gatwick Airport with double the legal amount of alcohol in his system. Others charged include a school caretaker, a builder and a care assistant.

Sussex Police are asking the public to text officers on 65999 with the details of people they suspect of drink or drug driving or alternatively visit http://www.operationcrackdown.co.uk/.

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

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

Rye’s Own Bulletin Friday 18 December