Man fined for failing to provide breath sample
Failing to provide a breath sample has led to a Pembroke man being fined $800.
Reginald Smith, 60, pleaded guilty to refusing to provide a sample of breath for analysis on February 10.
Magistrates’ Court heard that Smith made a U-turn in front of a police vehicle on Court Street, near Elliot Street, at about 5.15pm.
He subsequently hit a sidewalk near Dundonald Street.
Police reported his breath smelled of alcohol, his speech was slurred, and his eyes were glazed.
Questioned if he had been drinking, he told officers: “I’ve only had one or two.”
Asked by Magistrate Khamisi Tokunbo if he had anything to say, Smith responded: “I apologise to the court, your Honour.”
Mr Tokunbo fined Smith $800 and disqualified him from driving all vehicles for 12 months.
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