Bucks motorist avoids jail after drink driving near Tring at twice the limit
Date of alert:
Tuesday, 16 August 2022
Thames Valley Police
A motorist from Bucks has been banned from driving after admitting to using his car under the influence near Tring at double the legal limit.
Ben Thompson, 45, of Station Road, Long Marston, has been jailed for illegally driving in his village.
At a hearing in High Wycombe Magistrates’ Court yesterday (15 August), he was disqualified from driving for one year and five months and fined £414.
He pleaded guilty to one count of driving whilst over the prescribed limit of alcohol.
Thompson was arrested following an incident in Long Marston on 29 July.
Thames Valley Police officers from the Rural Crime Taskforce were patrolling the area when they spotted Thompson.