Grangemouth resident stole car while nearly four times over drink-drive limit

A Grangemouth resident stole a car while almost four times over the legal drink-drive limit.

Tuesday, 16th March 2021, 12:30 pm
Updated Tuesday, 16th March 2021, 12:38 pm

Edvardas Sadovskis, 27, 81 Dalgrain Road, has admitted taking and driving away a vehicle, without having the consent of the owner or lawful authority, in Dalgrain Road on September 17, 2020.

He also pleaded guilty to driving the car at Earls Gate Roundabout in Grangemouth and elsewhere after consuming so much alcohol the proportion in his breath was 83 microgrammes in 100 millilitres of breath, exceeding the 22mcg limit.

Sadovskis was also disqualified at the time of the offence and uninsured to drive.

Edvardas Sadovskis was due to appear at Falkirk Sheriff Court on Thursday. Picture: Michael Gillen.

Defence solicitor Gordon Addison said his client had failed to appear at Falkirk Sheriff Court on Thursday and asked for a deferral.

Sheriff Derek Livingston said: “I’ll defer sentence once again for a criminal justice social work report, a restriction of liberty order assessment and to make sure there’s an interpreter here.”

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