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Sentenced Nuneaton drink driver later found with cannabis and medieval swords

Coventry Editorial 13th Feb, 2024   0

A DRIVER from Coventry and four from Nuneaton have been sentenced for drink driving as part of a police crackdown.

Jagwant Sangha, 38 from Leamington Road, Coventry, was arrested at 10.38pm on December 23 on Beverley Road, Leamington on suspicion of drink driving.

He was arrested after he drove his vehicle onto the pavement witnessed by members of the public.

Upon arrival, he admitted to officers the vehicle was his and he’d been drinking alcohol. He was arrested and later charged with drink driving.

He was sentenced to a Community Order requiring him to carry out 100 hours of unpaid supervised work within the next 12 months.

He was also banned from driving for 25 months and ordered to pay £135 costs and £114 Victim Surcharge




 

Joshua Griffiths from Orchard Street, Nuneaton was arrested in the early evening on December 22 after officers followed a fuel trail to his home address.


Officers found the trail after receiving reports of several collisions and sighted the 26-year-old’s vehicle.

A police dog handler tracked him to his address and he was located inside.

Cannabis, a samurai-type sword and another medieval sword, all prohibited weapons, were spotted and he was arrested.

He was later charged with drink driving, Possession of a Class B controlled drug, possession of an offensive weapon, driving without insurance and failing to stop after a road collision.

Griffiths was sentenced to a community order requiring him to complete 200 hours of unpaid supervised work within the next 12 months.

He was also disqualified from driving for 25 months and ordered to pay £185 costs and £114 Victim Surcharge.

 

Ranjit Lehal, 53 from Thorncliffe Way, Nuneaton was disqualified from driving for 44 months.

She was also sentenced to a Community Order with an Unpaid Work Requirement to carry out 100 hours of supervised unpaid work within the next 12 months.

And she was also ordered to pay £135 costs and £114 Victim Surcharge.

Lehal was arrested at 7.36pm on December 18 after she collided with a lamppost and a stationary vehicle on Limes Coppice, Nuneaton.

Officers arrived and she was asked to provide a breath test which she failed.

She was later charged with failing to provide a specimen for analysis.

 

Thomas Scorer, 37 from Seven Foot Lane, Nuneaton has been banned from driving for 27 months.

He was also given a community order with an Unpaid Work Requirement to carry out 200 hours of supervised unpaid work within the next 12 months.

He appeared in court charged with drink driving.

Scorer was also ordered to pay £135 costs and £114 Victim Surcharge after being arrested at 9.35pm on December 22 on Wycliffe Way, Nuneaton.

He was spotted leaving a fast food place and officers pulled him over.

He admitted to drinking and tests revealed he had 112 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath, over three times the legal limit.

 

And Henry Richard Vyskocil from The Long Shoot, Nuneaton was disqualified from driving for 15 months.

The 23-year-old was fined £120 and ordered to pay £135 costs and £48 Victim Surcharge.

He was arrested in the early hours of Christmas Eve, when officers stopped a car on London Road, Coventry after seeing the driver on his mobile phone.

Police smelt intoxicating liquor and, after failing a roadside breath test, he was arrested and later charged with drink driving.

 

All the drivers pleaded guilty and this was taken into consideration by the court when imposing the sentences.

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