St Leonards man charged with drug-driving

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A 53-year-old man has become the latest person to be charged with an offence as part of Sussex Police’s summer crackdown on drink and drug-driving.

Stephen Hall was arrested at 1.40pm on June 12 on the seafront in St Leonards after officers saw him using his mobile phone while driving.

Hall, of Stockleigh Road, St Leonards, has now been charged with drug-driving, driving without insurance, driving without a licence and using a mobile phone at the wheel.

He was released on bail to appear at Hastings Magistrates’ Court on September 2.

A total of 117 people have so far been charged with offences as part of the June 2015 Operation Dragonfly campaign.

People in Sussex can text officers on 65999 with the details of people they suspect of drink or drug driving or visit www.operationcrackdown.co.uk.

You can also contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

To keep up to date with officers looking for drink or drug drivers, follow #opdragonfly on Twitter.

If you know someone is driving while over the limit or after taking drugs call 999.

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