Haddington driver was over limit

Haddington Sheriff Court

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A Lithuanian farm worker who was spotted driving “extremely slowly” in the early hours of the morning was found to be over the drink drive limit.

Mindaugas Rapolis, of 46 Davidson Terrace, Haddington, had consumed vodka before getting behind the wheel of his vehicle and driving in Yester Place, Haddington, on May 25 this year.

Solicitor Susan Gibson told Haddington Sheriff Court her client, who appeared last Wednesday with an interpreter, genuinely felt he was OK to drive.

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