Police out in force despite wild, wet weather

Gareth McKnightSound Telegraph

Rockingham police are stressing that the wet weather will not stop officers pulling drivers over on the road.

Senior Sergeant Brett Reyne said five people were charged with driving while under the influence of alcohol in excess of 0.08 last weekend.

“Just because it is wet and windy does not mean that police will not stop and check drivers for consumption of alcohol or drugs and other traffic breaches,” he said.

Sen. Sgt Reyne also reiterated the community’s need to consider anti-theft screws for their vehicles.

He said that there continued to be increased incidents where number plates have been stolen from parked vehicles.

“Plates are used for criminal activity such as fuel drive-offs and retail theft in attempt to avoid being identified,” Sen. Sgt Reyne said.

“(We) request that the community ensures that registration plates are firmly affixed and to consider utilising anti-theft screws.”

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