Driver al­legedly drunk at wheel

Rutherglen Reformer - - News -

A man who al­legedly fell asleep at the wheel of his car at traf­fic lights in Ruther­glen has been charged with drink driv­ing.

The 45-year-old was ar­rested by po­lice when of­fi­cers re­port­edly found him slumped at the wheel of a sta­tion­ary car at traf­fic lights near Shaw­field Sta­dium.

The man was also charged with as­sault­ing a po­lice of­fi­cer af­ter al­legedly be­com­ing con­fronta­tional with of­fi­cers who ap­proached him in the grey Volk­swa­gen car at around 9.30pm on Satur­day.

Po­lice had been alerted to the driver af­ter a mem­ber of the pub­lic re­port­edly saw his ve­hi­cle be­ing driven er­rat­i­cally on Glas­gow Road,

The man was held in po­lice cus­tody and was due to at­tend Glas­gow Sher­iff Court this week.

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