Man charged with string of driving offences

By a County Press reporter

Monday, March 10, 2014


AN ISLE of Wight man was charged yesterday (Sunday) with a string of driving offences, including drink driving and failing to stop for police.

Simon Michael John Cant, 30, of Alexandra Road, Cowes, was charged with dangerous driving, drink driving, failing to stop for police and driving without third party insurance.

He was bailed to appear at court on Tuesday, March 25.

A police spokesman said Mr Cant was arrested and charged after police followed a car suspected of being involved in a number of driving offences on Saturday night.

Anyone with information about a car pursued by police through Yarmouth town centre on Saturday night is asked to contact Newport Police Station by calling 101, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. Mini-com users can phone 18001 101.

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