Brightlingsea man one of four more drink drivers to be convicted after police crackdown

Aaron Street, 23, of Brightlingsea. Picture: ESSEX POLICE

Aaron Street, 23, of Brightlingsea. Picture: ESSEX POLICE - Credit: Archant

A man from Brightlingsea is one of four more drivers to be convicted of drink driving following Essex Police’s Christmas crackdown campaign.

Paul Jennings, top left, Marian Boltea, bottom left, and Tom Plant, right, were also convicted of dr

Paul Jennings, top left, Marian Boltea, bottom left, and Tom Plant, right, were also convicted of drink driving. Picture: ESSEX POLICE - Credit: Archant

The force says 148 people were arrested during the campaign, which ran between December 1, 2017, and January 1, 2018, and that it is releasing details and images of those convicted to act as a deterrent.

Aaron Street, 23, of Bellfield Close, Brightlingsea, was arrested at 11.04pm in Regent Road, Brightlingsea.

He has been disqualified for 20 months, fined £290 and told to pay £30 victim surcharge and £85 costs for drink driving.

The three other men convicted were Paul Jennings, 40, of Amid Road, Canvey Island, Tom Plant, 33, of Woodcote Road, Leigh-on-sea, and Marian Boltea, 28, of Stanley Road, Grays.


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Speaking on Tuesday, Adam Pipe, casualty reduction manager, said: “This was a really good month of action with our officers working tirelessly to identify and arrest drink and drug drivers.

“Unfortunately though I think this figure is just the tip of the iceberg.

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“There are still people around our county who are acting selfishly, thinking they can get away with putting their safety, and that of other people, at risk.”

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