Court: Rainham woman who drove at nearly four times drink-drive limit gets three-year ban, suspended jail sentence and £165 bill

PUBLISHED: 07:00 12 August 2013

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A Rainham woman was handed a suspended jail sentence after driving at nearly four times the legal drink-drive limit.

Natasha Curle, 33, of Maytree Close, was also banned from driving for three years. She must have treatment for alcohol dependency and pay £85 costs and an £80 victim surcharge.

Curle drove in Penerley Road, Rainham, on March 17 this year, while she had 132microgrammes of alcohol per 100ml of breath. The legal limit is 35microgrammes.

She pleaded guilty and was handed a 56-day prison sentence, suspended for a year, at Barkingside Magistrates’ Court on July 22.

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