Over-the-limit motorist in Larne admitted to police: 'I'm blocked'

Over-the-limit motorist in Larne admitted to police: 'I'm blocked'

POLICE saw a vehicle mount a kerb and come to a stop whilst attempting to enter a petrol station forecourt in Larne and the driver told officers: "I'm blocked".

Kestutis Bernotus (33), of Woodvale, Larne, appeared at Ballymena Magistrates' Court and admitted driving with excess alcohol at Old Glenarm Road around 8pm on June 11 this year.

The defendant had the assistance of a Lithuanian language interpreter in court which heard police saw a vehicle being driven "erratically".

The defendant had a preliminary breath reading of 108 and in custody the reading was 69 - the legal limit is 35.

The defendant was banned from driving for a year and fined £400.