Disqualified, uninsured Salisbury woman charged with drink driving

Disqualified, uninsured Salisbury woman charged with drink driving

Published by Mike Draper at 8:02pm 14th December 2019. (Updated at 9:33am 9th January 2020)

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Stacey Stapley, who's 33, failed to stop for Police last night (Fri 13 Dec).

Police received reports about a Silver Vauxhall Astra at roughly 23:20hrs last night

  • There were concerns about the way the car was being driven on Churchfields Road
  • The Astra failed to stop for officers
  • It then went along New Street and Brown Street
  • The car eventually headed onto the Friary and stopped in a car park on Friary Lane
A view of Friary Lane and the Friary Lane road sign in Salisbury.
DRINK DRIVE CHARGE: Stacey Stapley eventually stopped in a car park on Friary Lane in Salisbury.

HEADING TO COURT

Stacey Stapley from Salisbury, has been charged with a string of offences:

  1. Failing to stop for police
  2. Driving whilst over the prescribed alcohol limit
  3. Driving whilst disqualified
  4. Driving without insurance

Her case will be heard in court early next year.

DON'T BE TEMPTED TO DRINK DRIVE

PC Jamie Boyland of Team 5 Salisbury Community Policing Team said:

“This incident could have been very different had police not intervened. Drink and drug driving will not be tolerated in Wiltshire. We know that many people will be enjoying family visits, work parties as well as many other festive gatherings this Christmas period."

"Remember to sort out your travel arrangements prior to any gatherings to avoid any chances of drink or drug driving. If caught, drink driving convictions carry a mandatory disqualification period of at least 12 months and a potential custodial sentence.”

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