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227 Cheshire drivers arrested for drink or drug driving in festive crackdown

227 Cheshire drivers arrested for drink or drug driving in festive crackdown

Cheshire Police arrested 227 county drivers during its festive crackdown on drink or drug driving.

Among those were 25 people in Crewe and Nantwich area arrested for driving under influence of drugs – the highest of any area of the county, and a rise on previous years.

January 16, 2019
50,000 cigarettes seized in South Cheshire crackdown on illegal tobacco

50,000 cigarettes seized in South Cheshire crackdown on illegal tobacco

Suspected illegal cigarettes and tobacco worth more than £12,000 have been found in raids in South Cheshire.

More than 50,000 cigarettes were uncovered during raids by Cheshire East Council trading standards officers on properties in Crewe and Macclesfield.

June 26, 2018
Cheshire Police join national crackdown on drivers using mobile phones

Cheshire Police join national crackdown on drivers using mobile phones

Cheshire Police will be targeting drivers in the area using mobile phones at the wheel as part of a national week of action.

From today (January 22), officers will be on the lookout for anyone scrolling through social media, texting or taking a call while at the wheel.

January 22, 2018
39 Crewe and Nantwich motorists caught drink and drug driving in crackdown

39 Crewe and Nantwich motorists caught drink and drug driving in crackdown

Thirty-nine motorists in Crewe and Nantwich are among more than 250 facing bans and large fines for drink and drug driving in a Cheshire-wide crackdown.

A Cheshire Police operation caught 16 in Crewe and Nantwich behind the wheel under the influence of alcohol, and another 23 under the influence of drugs.

July 13, 2017
More than 100 caught driving while using mobile phones in Cheshire

More than 100 caught driving while using mobile phones in Cheshire

More than 100 Cheshire drivers were nabbed using their mobile phones illegally during a week-long police crackdown.

Cheshire Police Roads Policing Team took part in a national operation targeting motorists breaking the law by driving while using a handheld mobile device.

February 7, 2017
Nantwich and Wistaston men among 11 arrested in drugs operation

Nantwich and Wistaston men among 11 arrested in drugs operation

Men from Nantwich and Wistaston were among 11 people arrested today as part of police drugs crackdown, Operation Impact.

Nine warrants were executed at addresses across South Cheshire – including Millstone Lane in Nantwich and Crewe Road in Wistaston.

August 10, 2016
Cheshire Police to launch week-long crackdown on alcohol misuse

Cheshire Police to launch week-long crackdown on alcohol misuse

Cheshire Police have vowed to crackdown on alcohol misuse in Nantwich and other towns as part of a week-long initiative.

Officers will be carrying out activities all week including licensing checks and compliance of alcohol exclusion zones.

September 14, 2014
Cheshire Police target young drink drivers in summer crackdown

Cheshire Police target young drink drivers in summer crackdown

Cheshire Police are targeting drink and drug drivers in and around Nantwich at the start of a summer crackdown. The force is backing the national campaign launched today June 1st until June 30 with a series of initiatives to raise awareness and provide local enforcement.

May 31, 2013