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Your update from Crawley Sussex Police 10 April

Alert message sent 16/04/2019 10:54:00

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Police Campaigns:

Almost 100 people were arrested during a Christmas crackdown on drink and drug-drivers who have now been convicted in courts across Sussex and Surrey from 1 December 2018 to 1 January 2019.

Sandu Cirpaci, 25, a driver, of Moyne Road, Crawley, was arrested in High Street, Crawley, on 1 January and charged with failing to provide a specimen of breath when suspected of having driven a vehicle.

At Horsham Magistrates’ Court on 18 March, he was disqualified from driving for 12 months. He was also ordered to pay a £108 fine, £300 costs and a £30 victim surcharge.

Details of people convicted as part of the campaign will be published through our website.

For more about this story, other convictions and footage from a drunk drivers dash cam, click here.

Theft of Mopeds and Motorbikes:

We are running a campaign to encourage moped and motorbike riders and enthusiasts to protect their vehicles from would be thieves after a rise was seen last summer and the end of 2018.

Click here to find out more about this campaign and advice on simple prevention methods to protect these possessions.

Police News:

There were 26 arrests in Crawley over the weekend, some of the included drink & drug drive, assault, theft from a person, domestic violence, disclosure of photos or films with intent to course distress, sexual assault, possession of a knife, stalking without fear/alarm/distress, theft from a vehicle, possess a prohibited image.
Cyber Crime:

There has been a multi-million pound government investment allowing every police force in England and Wales to have a dedicated Cyber Crime Unit (CCU) to tackle one of the most complex policing challenges we face now.

To find out more about Cyber Crime and what this department will be tackling, and for prevention advice tips on how you can stay safe online click here.


Ref: 0822 13/04
On 9 April a victim of a burglary returned home to Ifield Street, Crawley from a week away to find that a locked shed in their garden had been broken into and two specialised bikes were stolen; Mens Crosstail and Ladies Ariel Sport.  The suspects made a large hole by cutting a hole through a natural hedge to gain entry into the victim’s garden.

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Sarah Bonnell (Police, Prevention Support and Engagement Officer, Sussex)

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