A Charlieville man has been charged with several traffic offences, including Driving Under the Influence (DUI), after being arrested by officers of the Central Division over the weekend.
A police officer attached to the Court and Process Branch was proceeding along the southbound lane of the when a grey Mitsubishi Lancer with a male driver, came into contact with his vehicle.
The driver of the Lancer then attempted to drive away, but was intercepted a short time after by officers of the Cunupia Police Station.
The driver was asked to produce his driving documents which he failed to do and officers detected a strong odour of alcohol coming from him.
The man was taken to the Chaguanas Police Station where a breathalyser test was administered and allegedly registered 146 microgrammes, 111 microgrammes or four times over the prescribed legal limit of 35 microgrammes of alcohol per 100 millilitres of breath.
The driver, identified as Randy Ramjit charged with DUI, Driving without a Driver’s Permit, Failing to Produce a Driver’s Permit, Driving without a Certificate of Insurance and Failing to Produce a Certificate of Insurance by Sgt. Edmund.
He is expected to appear before a Chaguanas Magistrate on November 13.