Broughton teenager caught four times drink-drive limit at Kettering McDonald's

A teenager caught behind the wheel in Kettering when more than four times the drink-drive limit has been given a suspended jail term.

Wednesday, 10th July 2019, 2:04 pm
Northampton Magistrates' Court.
Northampton Magistrates' Court.

Alex Giles, 18, admitted drink-driving at Northampton Magistrates' Court last month after police arrested him on June 9.

The court heard Giles, of Kettering Road in Broughton, was caught drunk behind the wheel of a black Volkswagen at McDonald's in Orion Way.

When breathalysed he gave a reading of 146mcg of alcohol per 100ml of breath. The legal limit is 35.

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Northampton Magistrates' Court.

Magistrates jailed him for eight weeks but suspended the prison sentence for a year.

He was ordered to carry out 150 hours of unpaid work and banned from driving for three years.

Giles must also pay a victim surcharge of £115 and costs of £85.