Campaign sees four arrested over the festive period for drink-driving in Boston

Police news.
Police news.

Four more people have been arrested for drink-driving in the Boston area in a campaign by police which has so far seen 46 drivers charged across Lincolnshire in December.

Two people were arrested in Boston borough on Christmas Eve, one on Christmas Day and one on December 27. They are:

○ Wayne Marshall, 54, of Wicklow Avenue, Grimsby, who was arrested on the A17, Bicker on December 24. It is alleged that at the time of the offence his alcohol level per 100 millilitres of breath was 52 microgrammes.

He will appear at Boston Magistrates court on January 21, 2015.

○ Alan Coleman, 45, of South Parade, Skegness, who was arrested on the A52, Old Leake, on December 25. It is alleged that at the time of the offence his alcohol level per 100 millilitres of breath was 98 microgrammes.

He will appear at Boston Magistrates court on January 21, 2015.

○ Artur Pocepko, 26, of Newark Road, Lincoln, on Sleaford Road, Boston, on December 25. It is alleged that at the time of the offence his alcohol level per 100 millilitres of breath was 58 microgrammes.

He will appear at Boston Magistrates court on January 22, 2015.

○ Stasys Krisciunas, 54, of Trinity Street, Boston, who was arrested on the A16, Kirton, on December 27. It is alleged that at the time of the offence his alcohol level per 100 millilitres of breath was 113 microgrammes.

He will appear at Lincoln Magistrates court on December 29, 2015.

The legal alcohol limit is 35 microgrammes per 100 millilitres of breath.

The drink-drive campaign began on December 1, with Lincolnshire police conducting an operation to identify drink drivers. Members of the public are encouraged to report drink-drivers by texting the word “DRINK” to 80800 followed by details of the vehicle and when and where it will occur.

Highly visible and well signed road checks have also been in operation across the county. Checks have been carried out in early morning, evening and night time.

Anyone who is charged with drink driving during the campaign is listed on the Lincolnshire Police website.