Created: Might 29, 2021 08:00 AM
A person who was greater than thrice the authorized alcohol restrict when he fell off his motorbike has been banned from the roads for 18 months and fined a complete of $2,850.
Andre Jackson, 38, pleaded responsible in Magistrates’ Courtroom on Thursday to drink-driving and using an uninsured and unlicensed motorbike.
The courtroom heard that Royal Bermuda Regiment troopers noticed Jackson on Center Highway in Devonshire.
He tried to make a proper activate to Hermitage Highway, however fell off his bike.
The troopers went to assist Jackson and smelled alcohol. Jackson stated when questioned: “I had a couple of beers.”
Police attended and Jackson was arrested and brought to Hamilton Police Station for a breath check.
The check revealed that Jackson had 227.4 milligrams of alcohol in 100 millilitres of blood. The authorized restrict is 80mg/100ml.
A test on Jackson’s motorbike revealed that it was additionally unlicensed and uninsured.
The incident occurred on Might 30 final yr when the island was in lockdown.
Senior Justice of the Peace Juan Wolffe supplied Jackson, from Devonshire, a chance to go to the DUI Courtroom, however Jackson refused.
Mr Wolffe fined Jackson $1,000 for drink-driving, $350 for using an unlicensed motorbike and $1,500 for using an uninsured motorbike.
He gave Jackson till August 31 to pay the fines.
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