Suspected drink-driver arrested after refusing roadside breath test in Chichester

A suspected drink-driver will appear in court after being stopped by police in Chichester on Friday, according to a Sussex Roads Police officer.

Monday, 4th March 2019, 9:57 am
Updated Tuesday, 5th March 2019, 2:30 pm

PC Tom Van Der Wee said officers attended a report of a suspected drink-driver at around 7.40pm in Waterside Drive.

He added: “Officers stopped a vehicle and required the driver to co-operate with a roadside breath test.

“The male refused and was arrested.


“At custody he provided an evidential of breath of nearly three times the drink drive limit.”

The police confirmed Zheko Petrov, 38, from Bognor, was charged with driving whilst over the prescribed limit, driving without insurance and driving otherwise in accordance with a licence.

Petrov is now due to appear at Worthing Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday, March 19.