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Drivers are banned from the road after police crackdown

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A total of 91 people have now been convicted of offences after being arrested as part of the Christmas drink and drug-driving crackdown.

Simon Dole, 34, of Trolliloes, Hailsham, pleaded guilty to drink-driving and was banned from driving for 12 months, fined £110 and ordered to pay £50 costs and a £20 victim surcharge.

Terrance Castle, 73, of Normans Bay, Pevensey, pleaded guilty to drink-driving and was banned for 17 months, fined £110 and ordered to pay £50 costs and a £20 victim surcharge.

Aidan Harrison, 36, of Western Avenue, Polegate, was stopped after a crash in Burwash Close. He pleaded guilty to failing to provide a specimen for analysis and driving without a licence. He was banned from driving for 36 months, fined £300 and ordered to pay £85 costs and a £30 victim surcharge.

Roger Anstee, 68, was arrested after his car was seen being driven carelessly on the A27 Pevensey Bypass. Anstee, of Cliff Road, pleaded guilty to drink-driving, failing to stop for a police officer and driving without due care and attention. He was banned from driving for 16 months, fined £533 and ordered to pay £85 costs and a £20 victim surcharge.

Brian Bailey was stopped after being seen driving a pick-up truck erratically in Rylestone Road, Eastbourne, at 11.30pm on December 31. The 44-year-old, of Cambridge Road, pleaded guilty to drink-driving and failing to surrender to custody. He was banned from driving for 18 months, fined £200 and ordered to pay £85 costs and a £20 victim surcharge.

Chris Bourne was arrested after a crash in Rookery Way, Bishopstone, at 12.30am on January 1. The 27-year-old, of Coxwell Close, Seaford, pleaded guilty to drink-driving. He was banned from driving for 18 months, fined £300 and ordered to pay £85 costs and a £30 victim surcharge.

A further 54 drivers have been charged with drink or drug driving offences and are currently on bail.

 
 
 

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