Matthew Loder Jailed For 14 Years
Peterborough: Over 50 Alcohol Arrests
Over 50 people have been arrested since police began taking a zero-tolerance approach to alcohol-related trouble and disorder in Peterborough.
The campaign, called Operation Themis, began on the weekend of July 13th this year.
Since then, officers have been taking a zero-tolerance to trouble outside Peterborough's pubs and clubs.
51 people have been arrested for offences including disorder, assault and possession of Class A drugs.
They have also used powers to ban 56 people from the city centre for different lengths of time for being under the influence of alcohol and causing, or being likely to cause, trouble.
Officers have also stopped and searched 29 people and handed out three penalty notices for disorder and two cannabis warnings.
Police have also been making regular visits to pubs and bars to ensure they're not selling alcohol to those who are drunk.
Inspector Iain Clark, who is leading the operation, said: "People should be able to enjoy going out in Peterborough city centre at the weekend without seeing crime or disorder and this operation is aiming to ensure this happens.
The figures prove officers are using all options available to them to prevent trouble and deal with offenders and they will continue to make their presence felt at weekends."
Funding For New Cambridge, Bedford, MK, and Oxford East-West Rail And Expressway Road
County Authority Formally Votes To Back Regional Devolution Deal
20 Year Jail Terms For Double Murderers Referred To Attorney General
Recently Played Tracks
Deposit £10 to get a £40 Welcome Bonus - That's £50 to play bingo, slots and more!*
Over 50 tracks to make you feel-good. New album out now...
Find your local four day weather report here.
What's happening on the roads where you are?
Make Heart the soundtrack to your day and you could be a winner with great prizes up for grabs throughout the day.
Find out more about some of the companies advertising on Heart.
Get some great ideas on how to advertise your business on radio, online and on mobile.