Man who had taken alcohol ‘slept in car after being unable to get into house’

A MAN who said he walked home and slept in his car after being unable to get into his own house has admitted being in charge of a vehicle whilst having excess alcohol in his breath in the Smithfield Place area of Ballymena.

Jason Coulter (45), of Smithfield Place, is charged in relation to September 29 this year.

The court heard he had an alcohol reading of 69 – the legal limit is 35.

The case at Ballymena Magistrates Court has been adjourned to December 3.

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