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Greenhill drink-driver Skye Tuck crashes weeks after passing her test

A teenager who crashed into a car while over the legal alcohol limit had passed her driving test little more than a fortnight before. Skye Tuck, 18, celebrated earning her licence on March 23 – but had it for just 18 days before ploughing her Vauxhall Corsa into another vehicle in Sea Street, Herne Bay. Magistrates in Canterbury heard that police …

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Driver banned

A Herne Bay man who failed to provide test for drink driving has been banned from the road for two years and ordered to carry out 120 hours’ unpaid work. Andrew Webb, 35 of Canterbury Road, had denied the charge but was convicted and sentenced by Canterbury magistrates on December 15. The court heard he had failed to provide a …

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Man held after car hits a wall

A teenager was arrested on suspicion of drink-driving after a car hit a wall in Herne Bay early yesterday (Wednesday). Police were called to Avenue Road at 2.15am after reports a white VW Golf had hit a lamp post before demolishing a wall. A 19-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of drink-driving and remains in police custody. A partial road …

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Driving ban for house husband

HERNE BAY: A man has been banned from the road for 18 mouths after he pleaded guilty to drink driving. When police saw Daniel Orchard, of Canterbury Road, speed by them in his Ford Galaxy on April 4, they stopped him and could smell alcohol on his breath. The 30-year old failed a roadside breath test where he was stopped …

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Mother banned for 46 months

A single mum from Herne Bay has been banned from driving for 46 months after being caught drink-driving for the second time. Sally Pepper, 37, of Greenhill Road, was stopped in the High Street in her VW Golf by police on March 11 and found to be more than double the legal limit. It was the second time she had …

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Arrests carried out this week

• A 28-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of drink driving after a car crashed into a lamppost in Aylesharn in the early hours of Friday morning. Benjamin Law, 28, from Bishop Auckland, was charged with driving with excess alcohol and two assaults. He is due before Folkestone magistrates on May 7. • A 20-year-old man who pulled down his …

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Drink-driver is banned for three years

A DRIVER has been banned from the road for three years after failing a breath test the morning after a night out with friends. Sam Morphett, 21, had slept for eight hours and eaten a cooked breakfast at Wetherspoons but still tested over the limit when he was stopped by police just before 9am on February 1, as he drove …

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In brief

Drink-driver’s four-year ban HERNE BAY: A man has been banned from the road for four years after admitting drink-driving and other offences. Ronald Gabriel, 40, was sentenced at Medway Magistrates’ Court on February 18. The court heard he was stopped in Central Parade while he was driving a Vauxhall Astra. A urine test later showed 136 milligrammes of alcohol in …

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IN BRIEF

Charged with drink-driving HERNE: A man has been charged with drink-driving after he was arrested at 9am on Saturday. Sam Morphett, 21, of Blenheim Close, was stopped in Sturry Road, Canterbury and is due before magistrates on February 28. A 19-year-old from Herne Bay was also arrested in Sturry Road and issued with a police caution after he admitted obstructing …

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IN BRIEF

Driving ban HERNE BAY: Luke Hanley, of Greenhill Road, has been banned from the road for 18 months and fined by magistrates in Canterbury for drink-driving. Hanley, who appeared in the dock on January 6, pleaded guilty to drink-driving following an incident on the A299 Thanet Way at Chestfield on December 1. The 23-year-old drove a Peugeot 206 and when …

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