Search

Police in Norwich catch drink driver who went to pick up a takeaway

PUBLISHED: 18:09 01 May 2019 | UPDATED: 18:09 01 May 2019

Police caught a motorist drink driving after he went to pick up a takeaway. PIC: Denise Bradley.

Police caught a motorist drink driving after he went to pick up a takeaway. PIC: Denise Bradley.

Archant

A motorist who went to collect a takeaway in Thorpe Marriott has been arrested on suspicion of drink driving.

Officers working as part of Operation Moonshot, an ongoing proactive drive aimed at disrupting criminals and organised gangs, came across a drink driver while on patrol in the Thorpe Marriott area.

You may also want to watch:

The motorist failed a breath test at the roadside before giving a reading of 111 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 mililitres of breath.

The legal limit in the UK is 35 microgrammes.

Officers provided details of the stop on social media this afternoon.

They tweeted: “#OpMoonshotCity came across a drink driver whilst on patrol in the Thorpe Marriott area. He provided 101 at the roadside and 111 in custody! He only went to collect his takeaway 5 minutes down the road #NotWorthIt #Fatal4 #DontDrinkAndDrive.”


If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Eastern Daily Press. Click the link in the yellow box below for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years, through good times and bad, serving as your advocate and trusted source of local information. Our industry is facing testing times, which is why I’m asking for your support. Every single contribution will help us continue to produce award-winning local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Thank you.

Most Read

Comments have been disabled on this article.

Most Read

Latest from the Eastern Daily Press