Drunk-driver caught after town centre crash found in possession of knife

A driver arrested for drink driving after a collision in Beccles was found in possession of a knife.

A driver arrested for drink driving after a collision in Beccles was found in possession of a knife. Picture: Norfolk and Suffolk Roads and Armed Policing Team - Credit: Norfolk and Suffolk Roads and Armed Policing Team

A man was found in possession of a knife after being arrested for drink driving.

The breath test results of a driver who was arrested for drink driving in Beccles after a road traff

The breath test results of a driver who was arrested for drink driving in Beccles after a road traffic collision. Picture: Norfolk and Suffolk Roads and Armed Policing Team - Credit: Norfolk and Suffolk Roads and Armed Policing Team

It came after police attended the scene of a two-vehicle collision on Friday night in Beccles town centre.

One driver was breathalysed and blew a reading of 78µg at the roadside and 87µg in custody – more than twice the legal limit of 35µg.

Following their arrest for drink driving, the driver was also found in possession of a knife.

In a tweet about the incident Norfolk and Suffolk Roads and Armed Policing Team released an image of the blade, alongside the driver's breath test results.


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Officers also thanked Lowestoft Police for their assistance in the incident.

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