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Trevor Sherwood
Trevor Sherwood writes crime and policing news and graduated Teesside Uni with a degree in Crime & Investigation.

The Met Police have confirmed they have arrested a 40-year-old woman after they found her car with signs of damage in Woolwich, Southeast London at 2am.

Katie Price is currently being held in Police Custody and will be interviewed when she has sobered up. The TV personality and glamour model has been arrested on suspicion of drink-driving.

Her Mugshots, Fingerprints have been taken and she is currently being held within a London Police Station.

Met Police have released a statement which reads “At approximately 2am, British Transport Police Officers came across a car showing signs of damage stationery at the roadside in Shooters Hill Road, Woolwich.

“A 40-year-old woman who was inside the car was arrested on suspicion of drink-driving. She was taken to a South London Station where she remains.

The investigation has now been handed over the Met Police who will conduct an investigation and interview.

It is believed that Katie Price underwent a roadside breath test and as a result was arrested.

Drink Driving & The Law

You could be imprisoned, banned from driving and face a fine if you’re found guilty of drink-driving.

The actual penalty you get is up to the magistrates who hear your case, and depends on your offence.

Being in charge of a vehicle while above the legal limit or unfit through drink

You may get:

3 months’ imprisonment
up to £2,500 fine
a possible driving ban

Driving or attempting to drive while above the legal limit or unfit through drink

You may get:

6 months’ imprisonment
an unlimited fine
a driving ban for at least 1 year (3 years if convicted twice in 10 years)

Refusing to provide a specimen of breath, blood or urine for analysis

You may get:

6 months’ imprisonment
an unlimited fine
a ban from driving for at least 1 year

Causing death by careless driving when under the influence of drink

You may get:

14 years’ imprisonment
an unlimited fine
a ban from driving for at least 2 years
an extended driving test before your licence is returned

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