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Keane keyboardist caught drink-driving

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  Keane member Tim Rice-Oxley has been banned from the road after driving while nearly three times over the drink-driving limit Rice-Oxley was stopped and breathalysed by police on the A27.  He blew a reading of 101 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath. He pleaded guilty to the offence when he appeared at…

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Chelsea forward Loic Remy guilty of drink-driving

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  French footballer Loic Remy was banned from driving this week after he admitted to drink-driving at Newcastle Magistrates’ Court. The striker was stopped by police in Newcastle in March and a breath test showed he had 56 mg of alcohol in 100ml of breath.  One-and-a-half times the legal drink drive limit. District Judge Jane…

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Drink driving world cup warning

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England are out, but drivers should still be wary over drink-driving. Police have issued warnings over World Cup drink-driving in many English cities, and although England are out, drivers should still be wary over drinking and driving.  If you are watching today’s Argentina v Switzerland in the pub later on this afternoon, police forces will…

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World Cup fever hits DrinkDrivingSolicitor.co.uk with a hat-trick of not-guilty verdicts

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A hat-trick of not-guilty verdicts for DrinkDrivingSolicitor.co.uk last Friday (20th June) as we won three drink-drive related trials in Magistrates’ Courts across the country. Our first client appeared for trial at Sheffield Magistrates’ Court having been charged with being in charge of a motor vehicle whilst in excess of the prescribed limit (drunk in charge)….

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Sat nav sends drink-driver to police station

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An unlucky drink-driver received a driving ban after his sat nav took him to a police station car park by mistake. Prajay Shrestha was caught driving under the influence of alcohol when he pulled up outside Aldershot Police Station. A court heard how the 21-year-old was lost and looking for a hotel to stay after…

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OAP arrested for drink-driving on mobility scooter

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A team of police have arrested a man after he was found to be drunk at the controls of his mobility scooter. The suspect was surrounded by three officers who immediately called for reinforcements.  The suspect was charged with driving under the effects of alcohol. A witness to the incident said, ‘I saw the man…

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Drink-drive police officer avoids prison

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A Bradford police officer has been spared jail after crashing his car while almost three times over the legal drink drive limit ? the second time he has been prosecuted for drink-driving in nine years. PC Jatinder Dosanjh, who appeared at Leeds Magistrates’ Court, was given an eight week prison sentence suspended for 12 months,…

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Newcastle United striker pleads not guilty to drink-driving

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Newcastle United striker Loic Remy has appeared in court for allegedly driving his vehicle while over the limit. Appearing at Newcastle Magistrates’ Court, Remy pleaded not guilty to the offence which taken place on March 9. It is alleged that the footballer was stopped by police driving a Porsche Cayenne along the A696 Woolsington Bypass…

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Derbyshire police fail to keep vital evidence

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A motorist has been found NOT GUILTY of drink-driving after police believed his story and failed to keep evidence. David Castledine was caught by police after he tried to run from a vehicle that had crashed into parked cars. Another man fled the scene but was not caught.  Castledine, took a breath test, which shown…

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