Car with defective tyres and drink and drug drivers dealt with by police overnight
PUBLISHED: 08:22 13 May 2018 | UPDATED: 08:22 13 May 2018
Police across south Norfolk, Breckland and west Norfolk have had a busy weekend dealing with a series of traffic offences.
During the early houses of Sunday morning a car containing four people under the age of 20 was stopped in Diss.
A wet night with slippery roads, the vehicle had two defective front tyres where the cord was exposed which made it unsafe to drive.
South Norfolk police said a traffic offence report was issued.
Breckland police carried out proactive patrols of the estates and town centre of Thetford overnight.
One person was arrested for drug driving -cannabis - and just 10 minutes later another unit arrested a drink driver.
A man was arrested in King’s Lynn on Saturday evening for drink driving.
He blew 89 microgrammes (ugs) per 100 millilitres of breath at the roadside and 95ugs in custody - nearly three times above the limit of 35ugs per 100mm of breath.
Police said he was on his way to work where he uses machinery.
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