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Two more men charged with drink driving in police crackdown

The Argus: Two more men charged with drink driving in police crackdown Two more men charged with drink driving in police crackdown

Two more men are to appear in court after being charged with drink-driving as part of a police crackdown.

Operation Crackdown was launched by Sussex Police at the start of June in an effort to tackle summertime drink drivers. 

Matthew Horton, 34, was arrested at 2.30am on Sunday (29 July) after a crash in Graydon Avenue, Chichester.

Horton, of Graydon Avenue, Chichester, was charged with drink-driving and released on bail to appear at Worthing Magistrates' Court on 21 October.

James Lawrence, 30, was arrested at 11.30pm on 29 July after his car clipped a kerb in Seaside, Eastbourne.

Lawrence, of Moore Park, Hailsham, was charged with drink-driving and released on bail to appear at Hastings Magistrates' Court on 20 August.

A total of 93 people have been charged so far as part of Operation Dragonfly, Sussex Police's crackdown on drink and drug-driving in June.

You can text officers on 65999 with the details of people you suspect of drink or drug driving or visit www.operationcrackdown.co.uk to report them and give their details and information about their vehicle.

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

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12:35pm Tue 1 Jul 14

nissancars says...

using a phone is just as dangerous only that doesnt cause as many crashes.i hope these fools get what they deserve when they appear in court for their day of judgement.we all slag the police off at times but thank you for catching these people and making our streets a little safer until the next idiot comes along
using a phone is just as dangerous only that doesnt cause as many crashes.i hope these fools get what they deserve when they appear in court for their day of judgement.we all slag the police off at times but thank you for catching these people and making our streets a little safer until the next idiot comes along nissancars
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2:18pm Tue 1 Jul 14

Gaz the great says...

Not one to have a dig at the Argus but either a mistake with the month or the police have brought a time machine? On a more serious note, I'm surprised that the don't drink & drive message is not being heeded more, not only are you putting others at risk but also yourself! Forget the ban & fine involved but think of the people your actions could leave behind.
Not one to have a dig at the Argus but either a mistake with the month or the police have brought a time machine? On a more serious note, I'm surprised that the don't drink & drive message is not being heeded more, not only are you putting others at risk but also yourself! Forget the ban & fine involved but think of the people your actions could leave behind. Gaz the great
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5:33pm Tue 1 Jul 14

sussexram40 says...

should be a lifetime ban from the roads and the limit should be much lower to bring us in line with most of the rest of Europe. As usual UK is a soft touch for drink drivers
should be a lifetime ban from the roads and the limit should be much lower to bring us in line with most of the rest of Europe. As usual UK is a soft touch for drink drivers sussexram40
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