A babysitter who locked a child in the house as he rode a moped over the drink driving limit has been handed down a suspended prison sentence.
The drink driving rider, Andrzej Huczuk made a full confession to the police about the child after they saw him riding a moped without a helmet on.
The police officers followed him, but owing to traffic conditions lost sight of him. A short time later they spotted him hiding behind a house.
The police in the meantime, had carried out a check on the moped’s registration number and found that never been registered.
When being questioned by the police Huczuk told them that he had bought the moped on Ebay 4 days earlier. He also told them about the primary school aged child that he had left alone in the house.
Mr Huczuk was breathalysed and was found to have 61mg of alcohol per 100ml of breath. The legal limit for drink driving is 35mg.
Appearing at the Magistrates’ Court in Nottingham, Mr Huczuk pleaded guilty through his Polish interpreter to drink driving, child neglect, riding in breach of his licence and not wearing protective head gear.
In dealing with the case, the Magistrates imposed a sentence of 12 weeks custody, suspended for 1 year, a 17 month ban from driving, attendance with probation officers; along with having to pay £85 costs and an £80 government surcharge.
About Caught Drink Driving
Caught Drink Driving is part of Millars Solicitors who are a specialist firm of road traffic and drink driving solicitors who represent motorists all over the country.
Formed by Carl Millar, Millars Solicitors has adopted his dogged tenacity and exacting technical understanding of motoring law. Before starting Millars Solicitors, Carl was employed as the head of department for some of the most high profile motoring law firms in the country. He is a member of the Society of Motoring Lawyers and has an enviable nationwide reputation for the results he gets for his clients.
Through representing a wide range of people you will find Carl and his team very approachable and never judgemental. Their advice is straightforward and will leave no stone unturned in pursuing all available defences in presenting your case.
If you have been caught drink driving you can contact Carl today on 0800 99 5535 or your can send a confidential email by clicking here. If you need to speak to a drink driving solicitor out of office hours than please call the 24 hour emergency line on 07732 054827.
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