Crowborough woman arrested during the summer drink-driving campaign


A total of 161 motorists were arrested in Sussex as part the summer crackdown on drink and drug-driving, which ran from 14th June to 15th July timed to coincide with 2018 World Cup.

Among those arrested during the campaign was Susan King, 60, unemployed, of North Beeches Road, who was arrested in Crowborough on 6th July.  She was charged with driving with 105mcg of alcohol per 100ml of breath in her system.  The limit is 35.

At Brighton Magistrates’ Court on 26th July, she was disqualified from driving for 24 months and sentenced to a six-month community order.  She was also ordered to pay £85 costs and a £85 victim surcharge.

People in Sussex can text officers on 65999 with the details of people they suspect of drink or drug-driving, or visit the Operation Crackdown website.

Alternatively, you can visit the Crimestoppers website or contact the independent charity anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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


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