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Drunk driver banned for 2 years

Stephanie Metcalfe, 29, of Ghyll Road, was stopped by police whilst driving a White Suzuki Swift.

When breathalysed she was found to have 111 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 milliliters of breath, over three times the prescribed limit.

She pleaded guilty to the offence at Brighton Magistrates’ Court on 19th March. Miss Metcalfe was disqualified from driving for 24 months.  She was also ordered to pay a £615 fine, £85 costs and a £60 victim surcharge. Her disqualification will be reduced if she satisfactorily completes an approved rehabilitation course.

What to do if you suspect someone of drink or drug driving

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.

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

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