LARGE POLICE RESPONSE TO NEWPORT TOWN CENTRE LEADS TO DRUNK AND DISORDERLY CHARGE

A large Police response to Newport Town Centre resulted in a local male being arrested for being drunk and disorderly yesterday evening (Tuesday).

Officers were deployed to St James’ Square at 18:10 following reports of a public order incident, with more than 7 units responding to the scene on blue lights and sirens.

The incident was quickly resolved with 1 male arrested at the scene.

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It has now been confirmed that Samuel Christopher Dunkling, 31, of Nodgham Lane in Carisbrooke, has been charged with being drunk and disorderly in a public place.

He has been bailed to appear at Newport Magistrates’ Court on 25th May.

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plato
plato
1 month ago

And so as the pubs reopen it begins all over again. In my travels around the Island in the last fews days I have seen drunks urinating in the street (Ryde) and drunks vomiting in the street (Newport) – during the day. Welcome to the post lockdown reality. Nice.

Woowoo
Woowoo
Reply to  plato
1 month ago

It’s not the pubs being re-opened to blame, it’s the individual who doesn’t know when they’ve had enough!! And had they been drinking at a pub or at home guzzling on cheap supermarket beer? Don’t knock our pubs, they’re a british institution!! Xxx

Cynic
Cynic
Reply to  Woowoo
1 month ago

But who wants to live in an institution..?

Reg Dennis
Reg Dennis
Reply to  plato
1 month ago

We have had the same, drunks from the bar at Ryde Harbour urinating in our garden, both male and females, seems we are getting back to normal.

Truth
Truth
1 month ago

Seven units for one drunk man?, if your homes ransacked or your being attacked by a crazy drugie, you won’t get a response like that.

However, you may get a bigger response should you upset a snowflake, then the thought police will smash your door down…

Suzie
Suzie
Reply to  Truth
1 month ago

@truth you literally have no clue. This male could be violent, have weapons, or just crazy. Plus we are still in a pandemic where officers have to still try to social distance, hence the number of vehicles. So before you open your keyboard to have a dig spare a thought for them having to put themselves at risk for some fool who can’t handle his booze. His booze which has been paid for by the tax payer. Its unlikely he has a job.

JHVF
JHVF
Reply to  Suzie
1 month ago

One old time village bobby would have sorted that out

Smith
Smith
Reply to  JHVF
1 month ago

and an old time bobby wouldn’t be wearing a man bun and covered in tattoos

Sunshine
Sunshine
Reply to  Suzie
1 month ago

7 units is still a waste of resource. It only takes one officer with a Taser, game over. He hits the ground like the piece of **** he is. Another officer cuffs him and Bobs your Uncle and Fanny yours Aunt, he’s in the back of the van. Sorted. Off to the nick where he gets a cup of tea, a blanket, something to eat and a bed for the night. For someone like him, it’s nothing.

Davimel
Davimel
1 month ago

7 Police units, about 10 Police officers, Blues and Twos forcing drivers to dive for cover, disrupting traffic and all for one alcoholic idiot! Back in the day (yes I am an old fa*t) I would have been expected to arrest and walk him to the nearest nick as a Special Constable! How times, and spending, have changed!

Moi
Moi
Reply to  Davimel
1 month ago

It’s a game to see who can get there the fastest – The loser pay for the teas. Amazing though you can never find the police when you need them, but get drunk and it’s full on SWAT (well almost).

Sunshine
Sunshine
1 month ago

So where there any units left to respond to other islanders who might have needed help? 7 Police units for 1 drunken bum, really!!!!! If you phone 101 and need police assistance, nobody comes for hours, maybe the next day if your lucky. If your drunk, abusive, rude, violent and basically a law breaker, you get 7 police units!!!!!!!!!???????

Ryde Reader
Ryde Reader
1 month ago

7 units! Blimey I didn’t know we even had that many! Why didn’t they just taser him? A bit of pain and he might not be so keen another time

Rob king
Rob king
1 month ago

I wonder why none of the other 6 of his mates got arrested. 7 lads n 2 coppers to start with, understand why they needed to call for some assistance.

Noodles
Noodles
1 month ago

Next time i get burgled and have to wait 2 days for police, i will get drunk outside of home and cause a scene to get the attention of the police

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