Woman arrested on suspicion of drink driving while still at work

The woman was arrested in Melton on suspicion of drink driving Picture: GREGG BROWN

The woman was arrested in Melton on suspicion of drink driving Picture: GREGG BROWN

A woman has been arrested on suspicion of drink driving after crashing into a telegraph pole - while she was still working.

Norfolk and Suffolk Roads and Armed Policing Team Tweeted today and said they had been called to the crash in Melton, near Woodbridge.

They arrested a woman at the scene and she was taken into custody.

It is alleged the arrested woman blew 56ug/100ml of ethanol while in custody, the legal limit being 35ug/100ml.

Police added that the woman was working at the time of the alleged incident - much to their shock.

The incident comes soon after Suffolk Constabulary launched an online portal to help the public report suspected drink and drug driving concerns.


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Police are also cracking down on alleged drink and drug drivers in the build up to Christmas.

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