Teenager’s second drink-drive offence in three weeks

 

A Fife teenager has been caught drink driving twice within three weeks and on the second occasion he was almost five times over the limit.

Appearing from custody at Dunfermline Sheriff Court was Cieran Smart (19), of Wayfarers Drive, Dalgety Bay, who admitted a string of recent offences.

On 25th February in Harbour Drive and Wayfarers Drive, Dalgety Bay, he drove a car with excess alcohol, 62 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath, the legal limit being 22 microgrammes.

On 18th March at Hillwood Terrace, Rosyth, he behaved in a threatening or abusive manner by shouting, swearing, uttering offensive remarks, repeatedly punched doors and windows and struck windows with his head.

On the same day, he drove in Hillwood Terrace and Admiralty Road, Rosyth, having consumed excess alcohol. His reading this time was 106 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath.

Sheriff Robert Dickson called for reports and imposed an interim driving ban. Smart will return to court for sentencing on 19th April. The Crown is seeking the seizure of the car.

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