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Drink drive arrest after motorist is initially stopped for having a defective headlight

PUBLISHED: 09:15 18 September 2018

Police made an arrest Picture: Denise Bradley

Police made an arrest Picture: Denise Bradley

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A driver who was stopped by police for having a defective headlight ended up in custody after he was subsequently charged with drink driving.

Police stopped the motorist in Gorleston just after 11pm last night (Saturday).

The Norfolk & Suffolk Roads and Armed Policing Team @NSRAPT tweeted that the East team had “charged a #DrinkDriver stopped earlier tonight in #Gorleston as the car had a defective headlight. #Fatal4.”

The unit said that the driver provided a sample of breath with a reading of 55. The legal limit is 35.

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