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CCTv released in connection with Surrey burglaries

Police in Surrey have released a CCTV image of a man they want to speak to about a series of burglaries.

He was seen in Churt near Farnham last Thursday and officers think he could provide information that would help their investigation.

Police want to speak to this man in connection with a series of burglaries Credit: Surrey Police

"This man was seen in Churt, near Farnham last Thursday and we think he could provide information that will help our investigation.

"If you recognise him or if it's you in the picture please contact Surrey Police on 101 quoting reference 45160050782. Or you can use the online reporting system found at and enter the reference number in the 'Additional information' section.

Information can also be passed anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111."

– DC Richard Pegden from Guildford CID


Summer drink-driving crackdown begins in Surrey & Sussex

Police start their summer drink-driving campaign

A summer crackdown on drink driving is starting across Sussex and Surrey.

The county's police forces say they will be focusing on people who may be drink too much alcohol while watching Euro 2016 or attending events such as parties and barbecues.

"A lot of people like to have a drink when the sun is out, whether they are on holiday, having a barbecue, enjoying the UEFA European championship or just relaxing with friends. And whilst we encourage everyone to enjoy themselves and have fun in the sun, we also want them to act responsibly.

"If you're driving to an event or a venue, think about your journey home and plan ahead. Book a licensed cab, take public transport or get a lift with someone who hasn't been drinking or taking drugs. Please don't be tempted to get behind the wheel and drive yourself, even if you think you're fine.

"There is a thin line between being under and over the limit, and that's why we encourage people to drink or drive - not both, it's not worth the risk."

– Inspector Alan Nicholls, Surrey & Sussex Roads Policing Unit

Drones to help police fight crime

Surrey and Sussex Police have bought new drones to help fight crime Credit: ITV Meridian

Four new drones have been bought by Sussex and Surrey Police to help fight crime.

£250,000 is being spent by the two forces to train almost 40 officers to fly the remote controlled aerial cameras. In the past they've been used in missing person searches, airport security and at crash scenes.

They now have five drones - more than any other force in the country.

Drug driving: 127 arrests in Surrey last year

Surrey Police have reported making 127 arrests in connection with drug driving related incidents since anew law making roadside testing and conviction easier was introduced exactly a year ago today.

Drug driving law: 295 arrests in Sussex in 1st year

Police in Sussex and Surrey are reminding people of the consequences of drug driving. The warning from the Surrey & Sussex Roads Policing Unit comes on the first anniversary of a new law which made it easier for them to catch and convict people driving under the influence of drugs.

A total of 295 arrests related to drug-driving were made in Sussex between 2nd March 2015 and the 29th February 2016. Two hundred and twenty-two of those offences were for driving with a [proportion of a specified controlled drug above the specified limit.

"The consequences of drug-driving can be lethal. Substances - both legal and illegal - can seriously impair your ability to drive, which could cause a serious or even a fatal collision.

"But there's also a knock-on effect - a conviction is likely to increase the cost of your car insurance, you could lose your job and you could have difficulty travelling to other countries. Above all, drug-driving is not a risk worth taking.

"We have a duty and a commitment to keep the roads in Sussex safe, and as such we take a zero tolerance approach to drug-driving. Anyone caught committing the offence will be dealt with accordingly."

– Sergeant Phil Badman, Surrey and Sussex Police Roads Policing Unit


UPDATE : Two remain in hospital after fatal collision

Bridge Street was closed for several hours Credit: ITN

The driver of a Landrover, a man in his forties, remains in hospital, after his vehicle mounted a pavement, killing a woman and injuring two others.

The collision happened in Bridge Street, Guildford on Saturday afternoon.

Surrey Police are investigating Credit: ITN

A woman in her thirties died at the scene- her family have been informed but she has not been formally identified.

Another pedestrian, a man in his forties, suffered serious pelvic injuries as a result of the collision and was taken to St George's Hospital in Tooting where he remains.

A third pedestrian, a woman also in her thirties, suffered minor injuries and was taken to hospital as a precaution but has since been discharged.

Credit: @AndyOneBeard/PA Wire

The road was closed at junction with Farnham Road whilst specialist Collision Investigation officers carried out further enquiries as part of an ongoing investigation to establish the circumstances surrounding the incident.

They're asking anyone who witnessed the incident to contact them.

Road reopened after fatal collision in Guildford

Bridge Street was closed for several hours after the collision Credit: @AndyOneBeard/PA Wire

Three pedestrians were involved in a collision with a car - one of them, a woman - was pronounced dead at the scene. Read the full story here.

The road was closed for several hours for Surrey Police road collision teams to investigate. All lanes have been reopened. The earlier accident and emergency repairs have been completed on the A322 Bridge Street between A31 Farnham Road / Walnut Tree Close (Guildford One Way System) and Bedford Road.

Updates on incident to follow tomorrow.

Investigations continue after fatal collision Credit: @AndyOneBeard/PA Wire
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