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A beverage driver caught behind the wheel with a bottle of wine between her legs while double the legal limit was banned from the road for two years.
Police officers noticed 24-year-old Mollie Wright driving over the speed limit on January 28 in Southmead, Bristol.
The transportation planner, from Filton Grove in Horfield, appeared in Bristol Magistrates Court on Tuesday and admitted to driving under the influence.
Prosecutor Paul Kelly said: ‘At 12.10 a.m., police officers were patrolling Pen Park Road. Traveling in the opposite direction was a Skoda Fabia that appeared to be going over the speed limit.
who turned around and watched the vehicle go into Monks Park Avenue.
This caught the attention of officers, who turned around and watched the vehicle turn onto Monks Park Avenue.
‘They saw the defendant point to the right, but then she moved on. Then she stopped the vehicle, the police were able to talk to her, and she parked.
“Officers noticed a bottle of wine between her legs, which she tried to hide in the passenger footwell.”
She added: “As expected, it failed the breath test.”
Wright told officers that she had been drinking only 30 minutes before. The defendant blew out 95 mcg of alcohol per 100 ml of breath; the legal limit is 35 mcg.
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The prosecutor continued: “She has no prior convictions and she was very apologetic to the officers, but we cannot avoid the fact that this was a high reading.”
Representing herself, Wright told magistrates that she wanted to emphasize that the offense was “completely out of line.”
She said: ‘It was very circumstantial. I had just come out of a very toxic breakup, and I know that’s not an excuse in any way, shape, or form.
“ I’ve been through every day since I regret it and it will never happen again. ”
When magistrates asked Wright what she does for a living, she replied: ‘I’m a transportation planner. So this is not going to look too good for them either.
“I have to go to a lot of visits to the site and I think it will compromise my work a lot.”
When asked if he had informed his company about DUI, Wright said, “Not at this time, no.”
The court clerk told the defendant that she could be sentenced to unpaid work or a curfew with an electronic tag.
Wright said, “I think the probation job sounds more reasonable than the other.”
When asked if she had many resources, she told the magistrates: ‘No. I just got out of college so I’m still paying off college debt. ‘
Wright was told that she would do 100 hours of unpaid work and pay a total of £ 180.
In sentencing, Presiding Judge Sarah Sharp said the justices had to prohibit Wright from driving, but would impose the minimum disqualification duration: 23 months.
The ban will be lowered by a quarter if Wright takes a driver rehabilitation course, which she said she will complete “100 percent.”