Drink-driver banned for a year

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A Bexhill drink-driver has been banned from driving for a year.

Richard Rose, 32, was arrested at 8.50am on 14 December after he was stopped at a drink-driving check in Wallsend Road, Pevensey.

Rose, of St Andrews Road, Bexhill, pleaded guilty to drink-driving when he appeared at Hastings Magistrates’ Court on 28 January.

He was banned from driving for 12 months, made the subject of a court order and ordered to pay a £500 fine, £85 costs and a £50 victim surcharge.

People in Sussex can text officers on 65999 with the details of people they suspect of drink or drug driving or visit www.operationcrackdown.co.uk.

You can also contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

To keep up to date with officers looking for drink drivers, follow #opdragonfly on Twitter.

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