Gloucestershire Police reveals names of people caught drink driving during second week of Christmas crack down

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Gloucestershire Police reveals names of peopel caught drink driving during second week of Christmas crack down Gloucestershire Police reveals names of peopel caught drink driving during second week of Christmas crack down

THE second week of a police Christmas drink drive crackdown has resulted in 15 arrests, bringing the total of positive breath tests to 31 since the start of December.

Of those arrested between Monday, December 9 and Sunday, December 15, nine have been charged and are now facing a possible driving ban to start the New Year.

Roads Policing Inspector Kevin Roseblade said: “Again it's disappointing that there is a stubborn minority who refuse to heed our warnings.

“The dangers of drink driving and the possible implications for the driver and other road users have been clear for a long time - so there really is no excuse for doing it.

“This week's arrests span the length and breadth of the county, including Dursley, Cheltenham, Newent and Gloucester and show that wherever you are we will be too carrying out roadside tests.

“The one silver lining is Stroud. Special Constables ran another operation this weekend and tested over 100 people in the town, none of whom were over the limit.

“I hope we see similar results elsewhere soon and I'd like to thank the officers there for all their hard work.

"We will be keeping up the pressure and conducting regular roadside checks, as well as breath testing anyone involved in a road traffic collision, throughout the festive season.

“Our key message this year is very simple – eat, think and be merry.”

Details of nine charged with drinking driving this week: Jeremy Adam Ince, 27 and of Orchard Rise, Tibberton was arrested in Soren Larsen Way, Hempsted on December 11. He will appear before magistrates in Cheltenham on January 27.

Luke William Goodhall, 26 and of Princess Elizabeth Way, Cheltenham was arrested at Cheltenham Police Station in connection with an incident in September on December 11. He will appear before magistrates in Cheltenham on January 23.

Dean Richard Coleman, 34 and of Hollywell Road in Mitcheldean was arrested in Cheltenham on December 13. He will appear before magistrates in Cheltenham on January 29.

Gareth Jonathan Evans, 41 and of Oak Crescent in Monmouth was arrested in Cinderford on December 14 and will appear before magistrates in Cheltenham on January 29.

Matthew Ingram, 21 and of Mandarin Way, Cheltenham was arrested in Wyman's Lane in Cheltenham on December 14 and bailed to appear before magistrates in Cheltenham on January 29.

Michael Anthony O'Reilly, 28 and of no fixed abode, was arrested in Hempsted Lane in Gloucester on December 14. He was bailed to appear at Cheltenham Magistrates' Court on January 31.

David John Drummey, 52 and of Lansdown Walk in Bream was arrested in Bream Avenue on December 14. He was bailed to appear at Cheltenham Magistrates' Court on January 29.

Rupert Jones, 19 and of Bafford Lane, Charlton Kings, was arrested on the A4632 on December 15. He was bailed to appear before magistrates in Cheltenham on January 31.

Jozef Kolek, of Theresa Street, Gloucester, was arrested on the A46 on December 15. He was bailed to appear at Cheltenham Magistrates' Court on January 31.

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