Police pull over driver so drunk they were ‘surprised he could see’ after public reported courier who was three times over the alcohol limit
- An overseas courier was reported by public for being three times over the limit
- Driver was arrested by Staffordshire police who were ‘surprised he could see’
- Staffordshire police said ‘hats off to the public for preventing a serious incident’
An overseas courier who was so drunk police were ‘surprised he could see’ was pulled over after the public reported him.
Members of the public were left ‘concerned’ at the state of a driver who was parked up in Staffordshire and after calling 999, the police found he was three times over the limit.
Officers posted a picture of the man sat in the back of a police vehicle, in front of what appears to be a Luton van, in a tweet and said he will be placed before the ‘next available court’.
An overseas courier who was three times over the limit and police were ‘surprised he could see’, was pulled over after the public reported him. Staffordshire Road Policing Unit tweeted a picture of the man sat in the back of a police vehicle (Pictured)
Tweeting about the arrest, Staffordshire Road Policing Unit thanked the public and said they ‘prevented a far more serious and tragic incident’.
They wrote: ‘We couldn’t do our job without help from the public.
‘Concerns were raised about the drunken state of this overseas courier parked up in the @PoliceStafford area.
‘We attended and he blew 112 (limit =35 !) The driver has been arrested and will be placed before next available court.
‘It’s surprising that he could see anything with that much alcohol in his system! Hopefully the courts will impose a sentence which reflects the seriousness of the offence.
‘Hats off to the public who prevented a far more serious and tragic incident!’