Rothesay drunk driver ‘four and a half times the limit’

The drink-drive limit in Scotland is 22 micrograms of alcohol per 100 millilitres of breath (or 50 micrograms per 100ml of blood).
The drink-drive limit in Scotland is 22 micrograms of alcohol per 100 millilitres of breath (or 50 micrograms per 100ml of blood).

A 54-year-old man has been charged with drink-driving after police recorded a breath sample four and a half times the legal limit.

The man was stopped by police shortly after midnight on Sunday after a report that a vehicle being driven in Rothesay’s Eden Drive had mounted a pavement and damaged a fence.

Police have asked the procurator fiscal to consider having the man’s vehicle seized for destruction as a result of the high reading.

In separate incidents a 42-year-old woman has been charged with drink-driving after being stopped in the town’s Mill Street at 12.30am on Wednesday, May 20, while a 25-year-old man has been charged with the same offence after being stopped near The Terrace in Ardbeg at 8am on Friday, May 22.