Carpenter caught driving ver limit

PUBLISHED: 11:53 21 February 2008 | UPDATED: 22:01 03 May 2010

SELF-emplyed carpenter Martin Freeland received a driving ban this week when he appeared at Ely Magistrates Curt n Thursday. Freeland has been wrking at Lin Yard in Cambridge, but will lse his jb if he cannt find an alternative transprt, Ely magi

SELF-emplyed carpenter Martin Freeland received a driving ban this week when he appeared at Ely Magistrates Curt n Thursday.

Freeland has been wrking at Lin Yard in Cambridge, but will lse his jb if he cannt find an alternative transprt, Ely magistrates heard this week.

And Freeland will still have t pay ff the £6,000 lan he tk ut t launch his new business, said slicitr Michael Judkins.

Freeland, 25, f The Ctes, Sham, admitted driving when ver the alchl limit in Beresfrd Rad at Ely n February 2. He was banned fr 12 mnths, and fined £267 with £60 csts and a £15 surcharge.

The curt heard that Freeland had fur peple in his car when he stpped in a cul-de-sac arund 8.30pm. He failed a breathalyser test, and later gave a breath test reading f 54 mcgs f alchl in 100 mls f breath, when the legal limit is 35 mcgs.

Mr Judkins said Freeland had drunk a cuple f pints f lager that Saturday night, befre deciding t drp his car ff.

He was in the prcess f taking his car t a friend's huse when he was breathalysed.

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