Another Worthing man charged with drink driving

Another Worthing man charged with drink driving

 

Another Worthing man is among 28 people charged with offences as part of Sussex’s summer road safety blitz.

David Hooper, 44, was arrested at 9.50 pm on June 22nd after officers saw him driving a vehicle with a faulty light in Goring Road, Worthing.

Hooper, of Lychpole Walk, Worthing, was charged with drink-driving and released on bail to appear at Worthing Magistrates’ Court on October 14th.

A total of 76 people across Sussex have now been charged this month as part of Operation Dragonfly, Sussex Police’s crackdown on drink and drug-driving.

Superintendent Jane Derrick, the head of the force’s roads policing unit, said: “A large proportion of those who we are arresting are being found behind the wheel in the early hours of the morning.

“If you think you can get away with drink-driving at 1.00 am you should think again. Our officers are out on patrol looking for the slightest indication that you are unfit to be on the roads.

Another incident took place inWorthing when Arkan Al-Asad, 40, was arrested at 2.30 am on June 22nd in Broadwater Street West after officers were called to a report of a vehicle being driven slowly on the A27.

Al-Asad, of Bower Place, Maidstone, was charged with failing to provide a specimen and was released on bail to appear at Worthing Magistrates’ Court on October 7th.

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.