Petrol station staff spotted Porthleven drink driver

A woman motorist who tested for drink-driving at nearly twice the limit, after staff at a Helston filling station reported her as being a possible drink-driver, lost her licence for 18 months at Truro’s magistrates’ court.

Chloe Louise Mundy, aged 26, of Gibson Way, Porthleven, pleaded guilty to drink-driving at Helston on June 27.

Alison May, for the Crown Prosecution Service, said police had been alerted by staff at Sainsbury’s and had stopped her car when she failed their screening test and was clearly in drink. She later tested at 62mcg. She had no previous convictions.

Graham Calderwood, Mundy’s solicitor, said his client suffered from depression. She was looking for managerial work in Truro, which she would find it difficult living in Helston and being unable to drive.

Mundy was also fined £110 and ordered to pay a £20 victim surcharge.

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3:37pm Fri 5 Jul 13

meerkats says...

Well done to the staff at Sainsburys ,for reporting her.
Well done to the staff at Sainsburys ,for reporting her. meerkats

4:22pm Fri 5 Jul 13

Gillian Zella Martin 09 says...

Well done to the police for a quick response.
Well done to the police for a quick response. Gillian Zella Martin 09

4:28pm Fri 5 Jul 13

meerkats says...

Good teamwork !! i say it time and time again , i do wish people would not even think about driving once they have had a drink, They are putting their lives at risk and everybody elses they meet on the roads too, There is no need to do it and i think people that do are thoughtless and selfish.
Good teamwork !! i say it time and time again , i do wish people would not even think about driving once they have had a drink, They are putting their lives at risk and everybody elses they meet on the roads too, There is no need to do it and i think people that do are thoughtless and selfish. meerkats

4:44pm Fri 5 Jul 13

Gillian Zella Martin 09 says...

Agreed meerkats, good teamwork.

What always intrigues me, is the ones that say they are looking for work and yet can afford to run a car and drink. Lucky them!!
Agreed meerkats, good teamwork. What always intrigues me, is the ones that say they are looking for work and yet can afford to run a car and drink. Lucky them!! Gillian Zella Martin 09

6:25pm Fri 5 Jul 13

meerkats says...

Looking for managerial work in Truro, would find it difficult living in Helston being unable to drive - 2 choices a - dont put herself in the position of losing her licence or b - drink drive take the consequences and use public transport, then she probably would have to give up drinking as she wouldnt afford it possibly.
Looking for managerial work in Truro, would find it difficult living in Helston being unable to drive - 2 choices a - dont put herself in the position of losing her licence or b - drink drive take the consequences and use public transport, then she probably would have to give up drinking as she wouldnt afford it possibly. meerkats

1:14am Sat 6 Jul 13

M40 says...

Who would employ a depressed manager?

That must be the best (lol) defence statement ever.
Who would employ a depressed manager? That must be the best (lol) defence statement ever. M40

7:18am Sat 6 Jul 13

Gillian Zella Martin 09 says...

I was actually wondering that myself.
I was actually wondering that myself. Gillian Zella Martin 09

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