More drink-drivers caught during Christmas campaign named by Essex Police

PUBLISHED: 13:24 30 January 2018

Spencer Rampling. Picture: ESSEX POLICE

Spencer Rampling. Picture: ESSEX POLICE

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Two more drink-drivers from Suffolk and north-east Essex caught over the Christmas period have been named by police.

Andrew Smith. Picture: ESSEX POLICE Andrew Smith. Picture: ESSEX POLICE

Essex Police, like most other forces including Suffolk Constabulary, ran an annual drink and drug driving campaign from December 1 to January 1. A total of 148 people were arrested for either offence.

Spencer Rampling, 20, of Heath Road, East Bergholt, was arrested for drink-driving in Ipswich Road in Colchester at around 11pm on December 29.

He was disqualified for 14 months, fined £230, and was ordered to pay £85 costs and a £30 victim surcharge, Essex Police said today.

Andrew Smith, 54, of Church Street, Witham, was arrested for drink-driving in Church Street in Witham at around 10.50am on December 15.

He was disqualified for 12 months, fined £120, and was ordered to pay £85 costs and a £30 victim surcharge for drink driving.

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