Axe seized and two people charged for drink driving in St Ives

Cambridgeshire Police dealt with a string of incidents over the weekend including seizing an axe from a car.

Cambridgeshire Police dealt with a string of incidents over the weekend including seizing an axe from a van. - Credit: Cambridgeshire Police

Two people have been arrested for drink driving in St Ives last weekend and an axe has been seized.  

Cambridgeshire Police have dealt with a total of five separate incidents in St Ives last weekend.  

In a Facebook post on Policing Huntingdonshire, they said: "Here’s a look at some of the calls the D relief Huntingdon team dealt with over the weekend just in St Ives!"

The first was an axe that was seized, after Police found it in the passenger footwell, of a van on Ramsey Road, in St Ives. 

The driver is currently under investigation for drugs offences. 

Drink driver charged for smashing into a house in Wren Close in St Ives. 

Drink driver charged for smashing into a house in Wren Close in St Ives. - Credit: Cambridgeshire Police

The second was a 21-year-old driver who smashed into a house in Wren Close in St Ives, before 'making off.'  

The crash happened on October 16 at roughly 2.45am. 

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Cambridgeshire police found the car and charged the driver at roughly 3.15am, with drink driving, the driver will now appear in court next month.  

Driver's car after smashing into a house in Wren Close in St Ives. 

Driver's car after smashing into a house in Wren Close in St Ives. - Credit: Cambridgeshire Police

The third incident, was a drink driver spotted on London Road in St Ives.  

The 20-year-old was located in Fenstanton and was also charged with drink driving and will appear in court next month. 

Police stopped a 20-year-old driver, who was stopped on Audrey Lane in St Ives and failed a roadside drugs wipe and drugs.

Police stopped a 20-year-old driver, who was stopped on Audrey Lane in St Ives and failed a roadside drugs wipe and drugs were found in the car, he has been released under investigation. - Credit: Cambridgeshire Police

The fourth was a 20-year-old driver, who was stopped on Audrey Lane in St Ives and failed a roadside drugs wipe and drugs were found in the car.  

The driver has been released under investigation. 

Finally on the B1090 at Wyton, a 36-year-old woman left the scene after crashing into a ditch.  

She has been reported for failing to provide a drink/drug sample. 

A 36-year-old driver crashed into a ditch on the B1090 at Wyton at the weekend. 

A 36-year-old driver crashed into a ditch on the B1090 at Wyton at the weekend. - Credit: Cambridgeshire Police

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