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Drunk Driving: Francis Mining’s records rule

1073691Francis Mining had no criminal record, but Wednesday morning he left the Chicoutimi courthouse with two cases of driving while impaired and driving ban for the next two years.

The 28-year Chicoutimien recorded two guilty pleas for cases dating from 2009 and 2016. Judge Pierre Lortie, the Court of Quebec imposed a $ 1,000 fine first and revoked his driving license for 12 month.

Immediately after, Me Sophie Bergeron, who represented the accused, said Minier was to record another guilty plea for driving while impaired. In 2009, Minier, who was driving erratically, was caught with a .145 rate. He received a $ 1,000 fine.

And in 2016, he took the wheel while impaired by alcohol and ended up in the opposite direction on the highway. It rose to a hair to collide with a vehicle of the Public Safety Saguenay. This time, it presented a BAC of .195, more than twice the legal limit.

The judge sentenced him to $ 1,500 in fines and imposed an additional year driving prohibition. “You are part of the lucky club. There are no incidents, fortunately, “concluded the judge Lortie. Stéphane Bégin

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