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September 2 2011.

Seaford's Police Community Support Officers have entered an agreement with Morrison's to be hold monthly street meetings in the store. This will usually fall on the second Thursday of each month.

The 'Open Floor in your Store' is similar to the 'Meet and Greet in the Street'. It is an informal way of talking to your PCSO's about anything.

PC Clarke will be conducting a drop in surgery in the Old Town Hall on Tuesday September 20th. Times to be confirmed.

To meet your local team and to find out more about neighbour panels and crime mapping please visit and enter your postcode.

August 31 - Tesco and Co-op Stores in Seaford reported that a local male had entered their stores and shoplifted food items and alcohol. The male was located by the police and arrested for the said offences. At the time of writing he is awaiting police interview, but he is expected to be charged and store banning notices have been served.

August 31 - Zoe Donna Whitehouse of East Dean Rise was arrested and charged with shoplifting from Co-op Seaford. She has been bailed to appear at Brighton magistrates on September 23.

August 30 - Local man Nick Harrison was arrested for shoplifting alcohol from Tesco stores. He was later charged and remanded by police and appeared at Brighton magistrate's court the following day.

Police responded to reports of a known male forcing his way into a residential property in central ward last weekend. Police quickly responded and stopped and searched a male near to the targeted premises. Stolen items were recovered from his person and he was arrested and taken to Eastbourne custody.

Sam Caddy of Claremont Road was later charged and remanded on conditional bail following his appearance at court earlier this week.

A local man was charged with drug offences following a stop and search by PC Batchelor. Chris Tiernay of Hythe Crescent, Seaford was charged with possessing heroin. He has been bailed to appear at Brighton Magistrates on September 23.

Following a lengthy police investigation, a local male has now been charged with drugs offences. John Dinmore of Church Street Seaford was charged with possessing 7.6g of heroin. He is due to appear at Brighton Magistrates on September 16.

On the evening of the of August 26, police stopped a vehicle in Sutton Park Road. The driver was subsequently directed to provide a specimen of breath for analysis and was then arrested on suspicion of drink driving. Raymond Chambers of the Downs, Sutton Park Road is due to appear at Brighton Magistrates on September 16.

In a separate incident on the same date, police responded to a two vehicle collision on the A259 on the Buckle by-pass near to the junction with Hillside. A local female was detained, but as she needed medical attention, she was taken to hospital for treatment. As she was believed to have been drink driving, a sample of blood has been obtained for analysis and she will also be reported for several linked traffic offences.

On August 19, PCSO Nicholson and PCSO Carter were out patrolling in Seaford in a marked police van. As they were travelling along the A259, PCSO Carter noticed a vehicle driving very close to the rear of the van. The car has been seen to be drifting across the road, almost colliding with a traffic island before turning off at Belgrave Road.

Additional officers arrived and the vehicle was stopped and the driver failed a road side breath test. Police also believed cannabis could be smelt strongly from within the vehicle and a search was conducted on the car under the misuse of drugs act. Within it was found a tin containing a quantity of herbal cannabis and three brown bottles containing a clear liquid. These items were seized.

Richard Kemp of Princess Drive Seaford has been cautioned for the offence of possessing cannabis and has also been charged with drink driving.