Drunk motorist drove with child in car

A motorist was almost five times over the legal drink driving limit '“ and had a child in his car '“ when he was stopped by police.

By The Newsroom
Monday, 15th January 2018, 3:33 pm
Updated Tuesday, 16th January 2018, 3:02 pm

Michael McCarroll (45), 10 Maranatha Crescent, Brightons, was pulled over at 8.35pm with the youngster in his car.

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Appearing at Falkirk Sheriff Court last Thursday, McCarroll admitted the offence he committed on the A803 Lathallan Roundabout to Polmont road on November 3 last year. He gave a reading of 103 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath when the legal limit is 22 microgrammes.

McCarroll, who had a drink driving conviction in 2009, was banned for four years and ordered to complete 120 hours unpaid work with six months.