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40 Arrested for Drink Driving in North Yorkshire

40 Arrested for Drink Driving in North Yorkshire

Published by Jon Burke at 1:31pm 20th December 2019.

North Yorkshire Police has arrested 40 people for suspected drink and drug driving offences in the last two weeks.

Today is day 12 of the force's Christmas Drink and Drug Drive campaign.

Over last weekend alone from Friday 13th  to Sunday 15th, they made 15 arrests in total (5 people per day).

Out of the 40 arrests so far, 14 have been drug-related, 11 of these being as a result of positive roadside drug screening tests.

9 people have been arrested in Scarborough district so far.

To date, 17 people have been charged but the first court hearing is not until 30/12/19

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