Almost 100 drivers are convicted in clampdown

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A WOMAN has become the 99th person to be convicted of offences as part of a police summer crackdown on drink and drug-driving.

Sarah Lacey, 48, was arrested after officers saw her car weaving in Goring Street, Worthing, at 4.45pm on 2 June.

Lacey, of Linden Road, Bognor Regis, pleaded guilty to drink-driving when she appeared at Worthing Magistrates’ Court.

She was banned from driving for 12 months and ordered to pay a £130 fine, £85 costs and a £20 victim surcharge.

The month-long campaign was run in June as part of Operation Dragonfly, the force’s crackdown on drink and drug drivers.

Of the 119 people to have been charged, 99 have been convicted of offences so far. The remaining 20 are still being dealt with by the courts.

People in Sussex can text officers on 65999 with the details of people they suspect of drink or drug driving or visit If you know someone is driving while over the limit call 999.