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Felixstowe man disqualified from driving for 17 months after failing to provide breath test



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A man who admitted failing to provide a breath test after being stopped by officers last year has been banned from driving for 17 months.

Officers stopped the red Ford Focus Christopher Sheen, of Adastral Close, Felixstowe, was driving on the evening of October 4 on the town's Manning Road.

A police spokesman said when they spoke to him, he smelt of alcohol.

A man who admitted failing to provide a breath test after being stopped by officers last year has been banned from driving for 17 months after appearing at Ipswich Magistrates Courts last week. Picture by Mark Westley
A man who admitted failing to provide a breath test after being stopped by officers last year has been banned from driving for 17 months after appearing at Ipswich Magistrates Courts last week. Picture by Mark Westley

He was given seven attempts to perform a breath test, but failed to exhale any breath on any of the attempts.

Sheen was arrested and taken to Martlesham Police Investigation Centre for questioning.

He was subsequently charged with failing to provide a breath test.

At Ipswich Magistrates Court on Thursday, Sheen pleaded guilty to failing to provide a breath test.

He was disqualified from driving for 17 months.

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