Posted: Thu 3rd Dec 2015

Deeside man first to be arrested in Christmas anti drink & drug drive campaign after testing positive for cannabis

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Thursday, Dec 3rd, 2015


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Police make first arrests during the Christmas Anti Drink and Drug Drive Campaign.

A 26-year-old man from Connah’s Quay was arrested shortly after 10pm on Tuesday in the Deeside area after he tested positive for cannabis following a roadside swipe test.

He has since been released on police bail pending further enquiries.

Another man was arrested on Tuesday 1st December a man was arrested in the Prestatyn area after failing a roadside breath test.

The 23-year-old man from Kinmel Bay has since been charged with drink driving and driving.

He has been released on bail to appear before Llandudno Magistrates on Thursday December 31st.

Chief Inspector Darren Wareing said:

“Anyone who is considering driving whilst under the influence of drink or drugs should know that we will be out and about waiting.

“North Wales Police are fully committed to help make the roads safer for all and will continue to target those who endanger their own lives and the lives of others.”

If you suspect someone is driving while unfit to do so, please report it immediately to police on 101 (or 999 if they are posing imminent danger) or phone it through anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Drink and drug drivers targeted on North Wales roads as police christmas crackdown begins.

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