Two stops for drink drive man

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A MAN was caught driving with excess alcohol twice in one day.

Kamrul Hussein, 32, of The Hamlet, St Annes, admitted two offences of drink-driving and was bailed for pre-sentence reports by Blackpool magistrates.

Pam Smith, said police saw Hussein driving a Fiat at high speed at around 1.40am on November 12 at Clifton Drive North, St Annes.

He was stopped by police officers patrolling the area at the time and a breath test showed 66 micrograms of alcohol in his body – 35 is the limit.

Hussein was charged with drink driving and then released on bail from the police station at 8.25am.

Later that afternoon, at around 4.05pm police saw Hussein’s Fiat again, weaving from side-to-side on Park Road, Blackpool.

He was again pulled over by officers who took him back to the police station to be questioned.

Hussein admitted drinking a large vodka after being released from the police station.

A blood test showed 87 milligrams of alcohol in his body – 80 is the limit.

He had a previous drink-drive convictions from 2003.

Michael Woosnam, defending, said his client had been given a screening test to make sure he was under the alcohol limit before he left the police station.

Hussein had then effectively topped up his previous night’s drinking by having a large vodka after he was released from custody.