Blackpool tourist nicked for drink-driving as he drove home after finding girlfriend in arms of another man

A Blackpool tourist found his girlfriend in the arms of another man before he got booted out of a hotel and then nicked for drink-driving.

Thursday, 1st July 2021, 3:33 pm

Holidaymaker Jonathan Ashton, 34, of Moorland Road, Bolton, had a nightmare trip to Blackpool - with resort magistrates told he went to the loo and returned to find his girlfriend in the arms of another man.

After a row, he was then booted out of his hotel - and arrested for drink-driving on the way home, the court was told.

"To compound it all, he lost his job," defence lawyer Mitch Sarangi said.

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Jonathan Ashton was arrested for drink-driving following an argument with his girlfriend.
Jonathan Ashton was arrested for drink-driving following an argument with his girlfriend.

Ashton was banned from driving for a year and told to pay £239 in costs.

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