Seven persons will appear before a Magistrate today charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, and one of those will be a US. citizen.
Officers of Port-of-Spain division lead an exercise along Wrightson Road and the Lady Young Road between 10:00p.m on Saturday and 4:00a.m on Sunday. During the exercise, a TV technician and an attorney were also arrested. The ages of the accused range from 34 to 62 years.
Although the legal limit is 35 microgrammes, one of the victims recorded a reading of 85 microgrammes per 100 millilitres of breath during the exercise.
Officers said that they will continue to conduct breathalyser tests in an effort to rid the nation’s roads of drunk drivers.