Police have made a complete of 279 arrests for drink and drug driving offences throughout a summer season crackdown on harmful driving.
This comes after police beforehand warned football followers that they might face jail if they’re discovered to be driving whereas over the restrict throughout the Euros.
Sussex Police carried out devoted patrols that ran from June 11 to July 11 which coincided with the match, along with the routine policing of roads.
Amongst this massive variety of arrests, 79 have been in relation to the unlawful rave that came about in Steyning on the finish of June.
Of the 279 arrests that have been made, 87 of them have already been charged to look in courtroom and people convicted could have their particulars revealed on the Sussex Police web site.
Chief Inspector Michael Hodder, of the Surrey and Sussex roads policing unit, mentioned: “All through this marketing campaign, we now have actively engaged with tons of of motorists to unfold the message that we’re right here to maintain everybody as secure as attainable on our roads.
“Drink and drug driving destroys lives. But regardless of our repeated warnings, we proceed to make arrests every day. We’ll proceed to hold proactive patrols in marked automobiles, and can reply to any experiences of individuals driving beneath the affect.”
Compared to the giant quantity made this summer season, simply 83 arrests have been made within the 2020 summer season crackdown and an additional 212 have been made throughout the Christmas 2020 operation.
Individuals in Sussex can textual content officers on 65999 with the small print of individuals they believe of drink or drug driving or go to the Operation Crackdown web site: www.operationcrackdown.org