A 55-year-old man was on trial immediately on Monday, November 22, 2021, for drunk driving. This motorist living in Romans-sur-Isère (Isère) was arrested in Thiers (Puy-de-Dôme) on November 19, with nearly 2 g / l of alcohol in his blood, reports The mountain.
The fifty-something said he wanted ” change of scenery “, in comments reported by the regional daily. He had left home with his car without a license, heading for the ocean. Before he fell on the gendarmes, around 1 a.m.
Six months in prison
The soldiers discovered beer and rosé in the trunk of the cart. They then took him into custody. The respondent was remanded in custody before his trial, who admitted his alcoholism, for which he is receiving treatment. The president of the court underlined the danger he was causing to other road users.
The defendant was sentenced to twelve months in prison, six of which were accompanied by a two-year probationary period. His vehicle was confiscated and he was kept in detention.
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