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‘All we could hear was shouting and screaming’ say residents as man arrested in Northgate, Crawley for drug driving

The incident occurred late last night (10th July).



Northgate residents have commented on a police arrest last night that caused quite a disturbance.

Sussex Police saw a vehicle of interest in Kilnmead, Crawley around 11.50pm.

The vehicle was then stopped by officers in Woodfield Road and the driver was arrested.

During their stop a resident noted that five patrol cars and a van were sent to the scene and during the arrest there was a lot of commotion.

One resident said:

“All we could see was a sea of blue flashing lights. There were so many officers we didn’t know what was happening. But all we could hear was shouting and screaming.”

Sussex police said a 25-year-old man of no fixed address was arrested on suspicion of obstructing or resisting a constable in execution of duty and driving under the influence of drugs.

He remains in custody as of 11.25am on Thursday (July 11).


Man and woman arrested in Tilgate car park in Crawley after reports of sexual activity in a public area

The couple were arrested this morning (19th July).



Crawley Police have arrested a man and woman this morning after a report of a couple engaging in sexual activity.

The couple were reported to be engaging in the activity within a car they were in.

A 33-year-old man and a 28-year-old-woman were arrested after police arrived at the scene.

They were arrested on suspicion of outraging public decency and the man was also arrested on suspicion of being drunk in charge.

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