Lawyer, US national, charged with D.U.I

Lawyer, US national, charged with D.U.I

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.