Drink driver's second conviction after night out in Mansfield

Mansfield Magistrates Court.Mansfield Magistrates Court.
Mansfield Magistrates Court.
A drink driver was pulled over after he was caught speeding on his way home to Pleasley after a night out, a court heard.

Dominik Santa’s blue Peugeot 206 was stopped on Devonshire Street, at 3.30am, on February 19.

A breath test revealed he had 57 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath when the legal limit is 35.

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Michael Little, mitigating, said Santa, who came to the UK from the Czech Republic in 2015, had worked as a warehouse operative but would not lose his job.

Santa, 22, admitted driving with excess alcohol when he appeared at Mansfield Magistrates Court on Wednesday.

He had a previous conviction for drink driving from September 2015.

He was fined £260 and ordered to pay £85 costs and a £30 victim surcharge. He was banned for three years.

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