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Police find two drivers who tested positive for alcohol

Following information by citizens, two men aged 58 and 38 were found by Police to drive under the influence of alcohol.

According to the Police announcement, following a tip by a citizen, a car was stopped for check by members of the Force near the area of Rizoelia, while driving from Larnaca to Agia Napa. The 58-year-old driver from Nicosia tested positive to alcohol. In the second test he was found to be more than twice the legal limit for alcohol, with 76μg%, rather than 22μg%. He was taken to the Aradippou Police Station, where he was accused in writing and is expected to appear in Court today.

Furthermore, following another tip, the Police stopped a car at the area of Halepianes, on the Limassol-Nicosia highway. The driver, a 38-year-old resident of Nicosia, initially tested positive to alcohol and when tested again was he found to be more than twice the legal limit for alcohol, with 59μg%, rather than 22μg%. He was issued a fine and was released.

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