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A 49-year-old woman, whose car ended up in a five-foot ditch near a Perthshire pri­mary school while she was al­most six times the le­gal booze limit, has ad­mit­ted an­other drink/ driv­ing of­fence.

Kim Marsh, of Druid’s Park, Murthly, will be sen­tenced for the sec­ond in­ci­dent on July 18 af­ter back­ground re­ports have been pre­pared.

She ad­mit­ted fail­ing to give a spec­i­men of breath for anal­y­sis at Dundee Po­lice HQ on Novem­ber 18 last year.

In May of this year, she was banned for two years af­ter crash­ing her Land Rover Free­lander close to Murthly Pri­mary School at 7.40am on March 12, 2018.

She was also given a Com­mu­nity Pay­back Or­der as a“di­rect al­ter­na­tive” to a jail term.

She was or­dered to carry out 200 hours of work within 12 months and will be su­per­vised for a year to give her help and sup­port with her al­co­hol prob­lem.

Sher­iff Gillian Wade re­fused a pros­e­cu­tion mo­tion to for­feit the £11,000 car she had been driv­ing.

Marsh ad­mit­ted driv­ing on the B9099 Stan­ley-Murthly road, near Murthly school, with ex­cess al­co­hol.

When cau­tioned and charged, she told of­fi­cers she suf­fered from anx­i­ety and de­pres­sion, adding:“Al­co­hol makes me feel bet­ter.”

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