POLICE have reported an increase in drink driving detections in Fermanagh so far over the Christmas period.
AN ENNISKILLEN nurse has been suspended for 18 months for lying to her employers after she was caught drink driving on her way to work.
A 22-year-old student observed by police driving onto the footpath three times and crossing the white lines on the road, whilst speeding, was found to have been drinking alcohol.
A 21-year-old man has been banned from driving after he was caught drink driving at over twice the legal limit, Fermanagh Court has heard.
A SEVENTY YEAR old Derrygonnelly man who went to the pub to watch a Fermanagh match has found himself losing his licence after being caught drink driving.
A 32-year-old contractor found drunk in the driver’s seat of his vehicle tried to hide the car keys from police.
Driving with excess alcohol and careless driving are two charges that an Enniskillen man faced when he appeared before a recent sitting of Fermanagh Magistrates Court.
AS POLICE launch this year’s Christmas anti-drink driving campaign provisional figures for the year so far reveal 128 arrests have been made for suspected drink-driving since last January across Fermanagh.
Man who was visiting his sister in Enniskillen who went to the pub after shopping has been banned for two years
The number of drink driving convictions in Fermanagh may have has fallen in recent times, but the fear is that changes to the law could see a big increase in offences.