Selby drink-driver Michael Carter banned for 18 months

A SELBY drink-driver was caught because CCTV operators tipped off police, York magistrates heard.

Michael Alan Carter was nearly twice the drink-drive limit when he pulled into a car park off Finkle Street, Selby, said Sandra White, prosecuting.

Magistrates banned him from driving for 18 months and ordered him to pay £215 including a £110 fine, a £20 victim surcharge, and £85 prosecution costs.

Offshore rigger Carter, 29, of Newland, Selby, pleaded guilty to drink-driving.

Mrs White said Carter drove on to Finkle Street late on December 14, parked and went into a pub, watched by CCTV operators. He returned a short time later and drove off.

Concerned he had been drinking, CCTV operators told two on-duty police officers.

Carter had 67 millilitres of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath. The legal limit is 35 millilitres.

click2find

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree