Three sentenced for drink driving days before Christmas
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Three more drivers have been sentenced after pleading guilty to drink driving just days before Christmas.
Sixty-four year old Derek Rellis from Kingsley Road, Bishops Tachbrook, Leamington Spa has been disqualified from driving for 14 months, fined £650 and ordered to pay £135 costs and a £260 Victim Surcharge after appearing before Leamington Magistrates Court on 22 December charged with drink driving.
He was arrested at 16.57hours on 10 November after he was involved in a collision on Banbury Road. He failed a roadside breath test and was charged with drink driving and given a court date.
He has the opportunity to reduce his driving ban by 14 weeks if he attends an approved drink drive rehabilitation course by 19 September 2024.
Thirty-seven year old Mohamed Nureyni NUUR from Nightingale Vale, London has been banned from driving for 20 months, fined £120 and ordered to pay £135 costs and £48 Viictim Surcharge after appearing at Leamington Spa Magistrates Court today 22 December, charged with drink driving.
He was arrested at 15.48hours on 9 November after he was involved in a collision on the M6 northbound between junctions 1 and 2. Officers attended and located Mr NUUR on the side of the road with the vehicle. He failed a roadside breath test and was later charged with drink driving and was given a court date.
He has the opportunity to reduce his driving ban by 20 weeks if he attends an approved drink drive rehabilitation course by 3 February 2025.
Fifty-seven year old Simon THOMPSETT-CAROL from High Street, Hillmorton, Rugby has been banned from driving for 33 months. His sentence at Leamington Magistrates Court on 22 December includes a Community Order with a Rehabilitation Activity Requirement to attend appointments or to participate in any activity as required by the responsible officer up to a maximum of 15 Days, an Unpaid Work Requirement to carry out 60 hours of supervised, unpaid work within the next twelve months and a 6 month Alcohol Treatment Requirement. He was also ordered to pay £135 costs and £114 Victim Surcharge.
His disqualification from driving may be reduced by 33 Weeks if by 2 December 2025 Mr THOMPSETT-CAROL satisfactorily completes an approved drink drive rehabilitation course.
He was arrested at 21.41hours on 11 November after his vehicle was stopped by officers on Hillmorton Road, Rugby and he provided a positive breath test. He was later charged with drink driving and given a court date.
Sergeant Simon Dalby said “The justice system is there to protect the vast majority of law abiding people. For our roads to be safe, all road users need to take responsibility for their actions and this includes not drinking or taking drugs and driving.”