22 drug searches by police around BoomTown festival

22 drug searches by police at BoomTown festival

22 drug searches by police at BoomTown festival

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POLICE have carried out more than 20 drug searches relating to one of Hampshire's biggest festivals.

One arrest and seven warnings or penalty notices have been handed out as a result of 22 searches carried out near BoomTown Fair, at Matterley Estate near Winchester.

Two vehicles were also seized.

Daily Echo:

Police have also reported that they have carried out breath tests on 20 drivers.

Ten drivers have been caught for breaking temporary speed limits.

The speed limit on the nearby A31 has been lowered from the national limit to 40mph for the duration of the festival, which runs until tomorrow.

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11:44pm Sat 9 Aug 14

Micle1974 says...

Wow they must have been rushed off their feet
Searching 22 people out of 38,000 people attending is a great success all round
Wow they must have been rushed off their feet Searching 22 people out of 38,000 people attending is a great success all round Micle1974
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