Sheffield residents slapped with Covid fines for travelling to Derbyshire to ‘celebrate a birthday’

Derbyshire police have issued four coronavirus fines to individuals who travelled from Sheffield to Chapel-en-le-Frith to 'celebrate a birthday' on Saturday evening.

Sunday, 7th February 2021, 8:54 pm
Updated Monday, 8th February 2021, 12:35 pm

Officers from Buxton Police Safer Neighbourhood Team said such behaviour was "not acceptable and will not be tolerated."

Derbyshire Roads Policing Unit have also issued a traffic ticket and fines for three individuals for breaching coronavirus rules on the A6 near the same town.

People have been told to stay at home during the third national lockdown and are allowed to travel for exercise but are asked to stay local.

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Sheffield residents slapped with Covid fines for breaching lockdown rules

In another separate incident, an intoxicated male was arrested for public order and transported to Chesterfield Custody.

Whilst being transported, he caused damage to the police vehicle.

The police said: "He was further arrested in custody for criminal damage, hate crime and possession of a class B drug.”

"He has been remanded for court in the morning (Monday, February 8).

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