One FM 91.3 DJ fined $4,000, banned from driving for 30 months for drink driving, Latest Singapore News
One FM 91.3 DJ Shaun Tupaz Anthonio was fined $4,000 and disqualified from holding all courses of driving licences for 30 months after he was convicted of drink driving on Thursday (Aug 4).
The 34-year-old pleaded responsible to a single drink-driving cost for an offence on Jan 23 this yr.
A Traffic Police prosecutor instructed the courtroom on Thursday that Tupaz had misplaced management of his bike and skidded in Ophir Road at about 11pm.
A Traffic Police officer was dispatched to the accident and seen Tupaz was reeking of alcohol whereas he was being questioned .
He was arrested after failing a breathalyser take a look at.
A blood take a look at confirmed that he had 141mg of alcohol in 100ml of blood in his system. The authorized restrict for driving is 80mg per 100ml.
Investigations revealed that Tupaz was at a bar at about 1.15pm on the day of the accident, and had drunk two pints of lager beer earlier than stopping at about 2.30pm.
He remained within the bar till round 10.45pm, when he left and skidded on his bike quickly after, in line with courtroom paperwork.
Tupaz, who had no prior prison document, instructed the courtroom that he regrets his actions deeply and has stopped ingesting fully.
For drink driving, a first-time offender may be jailed for as much as a yr and fined as much as $10,000. A repeat offender may be jailed for as much as two years and fined as much as $20,000.