Nelson woman four times drink-drive limit

Burnley Magistrates Court.
Burnley Magistrates Court.

A Nelson woman nearly four times the legal alcohol limit has pleaded guilty to drink driving.

Cheryl Smalley (44) was found driving a Mercedes Vito van along Selby Street where she lived.

She was breathalysed and found to have 132 milligrams of alcohol per 100 millilitres of breath following the incident on May 28th.

She admitted driving while over the drink driving limit and also driving without insurance at Pennine Magistrates’ Court.

The case was adjourned until September 30th pending a probation report.

The defendant was released on unconditional bail and was instructed not to drive a vehicle until the hearing date.