TWO men were arrested by police in South Ockendon around 1.15am on Saturday morning (April 20).
A BMW car failed to stop for police doing a routine stop check and then crashed into a lamp post a short distance away in Daiglen Drive. The driver and passenger received minor injuries and were checked out at hospital before being arrested. The car was badly damaged.
A 23 year old man from South Ockendon was arrested on suspicion of drink driving, failing to stop, dangerous driving and other motoring offences and an 18 year old man from South Ockendon was arrested for drug offences.
They are currently in police custody.