Man admits being at the wheel of car when drunk
A man appeared from custody at Hamilton Sheriff Court after refusing to take a breath test after police suspected he had been drink-driving.
Around 9.50pm on June 16, officers stopped a vehicle travelling on Sandy Road, Carluke.
The 39-year-old male driver was found to have no licence and was driving a car with no insurance, MOT or tax.
He was also observed to be under the influence of alcohol.
The man refused to provide a breath test, and was arrested.
He struggled with officers, before being taken to a police station where he was found to be almost four times the drink-drive limit.
He appeared in the dock from custody, and admitted driving without a licence and insurance whilst under the influence. 13. All worship services will resume in their home churches as normal from August 20.
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