Drink driver arrested in Wisbech for being nearly three times over the limit

PUBLISHED: 10:15 28 December 2019 | UPDATED: 10:15 28 December 2019

Drink driver arrested in Wisbech for being nearly three times over the limit. Picture: CAMBS POLICE

Drink driver arrested in Wisbech for being nearly three times over the limit. Picture: CAMBS POLICE

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A driver was arrested in Wisbech for being almost three times over the limit and having no insurance or driving licence.

Drink driver arrested in Wisbech for being nearly three times over the limit. Picture: CAMBS POLICEDrink driver arrested in Wisbech for being nearly three times over the limit. Picture: CAMBS POLICE

Police stopped the car on Bedford Street last night (December 27) and initially the driver refused to give a breath sample.

When they did a breath test it gave a reading of 98 - the legal limit is 35.

A post on the Policing Fenland Facebook page also showed two bottles of vodka in the car.

The post read: "How do you want to start the New Year?

Drink driver arrested in Wisbech for being nearly three times over the limit. Picture: CAMBS POLICEDrink driver arrested in Wisbech for being nearly three times over the limit. Picture: CAMBS POLICE

"With a driving ban and a criminal record? Well this driver will be looking at the above.

"The driver failed the road side breath test by providing a reading of 98! (Limit 35)

"The driver was arrested on suspicion of drink driving, having no insurance and no driving licence. At the PIC the driver failed to provide a sample of breath.

"We seized his vehicle for no insurance. Enquires continue."

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