Three-year ban for repeat drink-drive

Blackpool Magistrates Court
Blackpool Magistrates Court
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A FATHER-of-five failed to learn his lesson after being caught drink driving by police – and was caught again just days later.

At Blackpool Magistrates’ Court Lee Moremont pleaded guilty to being more than twice the legal alcohol limit both times he was stopped by police, on December 19 and January 2.

The 30-year-old, from Abbey Road, South Shore, was first caught outside his home after police received a tip-off he was driving while over the limit, and a breath test showed he had 73mg of alcohol in his body – the legal limit is 35.

And the second time he was pulled over after police spotted his Chrysler braking suddenly in Ansdell, and was found to have 72mg of alcohol in his body.

He was banned from the road for three years, ordered to do 120 hours unpaid work for the community, put on 12 months supervision and ordered to pay £85 costs and a £60 victims’ surcharge.

Mitch Sarangi, defending, said Moremont had been working long hours and feeling pressure at work.

He was now going to Alcoholics Anonymous meetings.

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