Reckless drink driver caught red-handed smashing into parked car

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Reckless drink driver caught red-handed smashing into parked car

Reckless drink driver caught red-handed smashing into parked car
2021-11-07 12:43:00
A reckless Russian national living in Hull has been handed a driving ban and ordered to complete 80 hours of unpaid work after getting caught for a second drink driving offence. Roman Jermacans, of White Street in Hull, drove his Vauxhall Astra into a parked vehicle at 2.30am on August 14 this year. Jermacans, 34, was unlucky enough to have been witnessed in the act by officers who then pulled him over and performed a roadside breathalyser which showed he was more than double the limit. For the latest headlines and news from the courts, click here. When he was taken back to Clough Road Station, Jermacans refused to comply with a request for a blood sample to confirm the breathalyser result despite being given several opportunities. He pleaded guilty to refusing to provide specimen for analysis in September this year and on Monday (November 1) he was sentenced to a 45 month driving ban and 80 hours of unpaid work. For the latest Hull Live headlines direct to your inbox, click here. Jermacans had been punished for a similar offence in 2019 (Image: Facebook) Hull Magistrates Court heard that Jermacans had been convicted of a similar offence on September 16, 2019, and had been offered a rehabilitation course which he had not attended due to the pandemic. When tested at the roadside on August 14 this year he blew 85 micrograms of alcohol in the breath test which is more than double the limit of 35 micrograms. Officers also found an open San Miguel bottle in his car when they performed a search which Jermacans was unable to explain. Jermacans was unrepresented in court so prosecuting solicitor Joanne Markham explained to the magistrates his background as a machine operator on the docks who has been working in the UK for 10 years. He supports his son through his work and claimed to have been on his way to pick up his son from his own workplace at the time of the offence. Jermacans said he had been drinking at a party earlier in the day but had subsequently had several hours of sleep before he got back in the car that night and said he felt sober at the time. The court was satisfied that Jermacans was fit a

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