Hastings drink driver was more than three times over limit on busy shopping street

Scales of justice
Scales of justice

A St Leonards man has been ordered to carry out unpaid work after being caught more than three times over the limit according to a court document.

Rymvidas Margis, 32, of Kings Road, St Leonards, pleaded guilty to driving a Peugeot 307 on Kings Road, on July 21, while more than three times over the drink drive limit.

He gave a breath alcohol reading of 122 microgrammes. The legal limit is 35 microgrammes.

The court made a community order with a requirement of 150 hours of unpaid work and banned him from driving for 29 months.

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