Portslade man charged with drink driving

Posted On 16 Jun 2015 at 6:08 pm

A 23-year-old man from Portslade is among nine more motorists to be charged as part of the annual summer crackdown on drink and drug driving.

Luke Wood, of Shelldale Crescent, Portslade, was arrested at 5.15am on Sunday (14 June) after he was stopped in Grand Parade, Brighton, because one of his car lights was not working.

He was charged with drink driving and released on bail to appear at Brighton Magistrates’ Court on Monday 29 June.

Sussex Police said: “A total of 55 people have so far been charged with offences as part of Operation Dragonfly, Sussex Police’s June drink and drug driving operation.”

Members of the public are being asked to text officers on 65999 with the details of people they suspect of drink or drug driving. For more information, visit www.operationcrackdown.co.uk.

The public can also call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

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