A MOTORIST who was stopped by the police told officers she was looking for somewhere to have sex.
Julie Ann Williams, 42, of Clarke Street, Ponciau, pleaded guilty at Wrexham Magistrates Court yesterday to drink-driving.
Justin Espie, prosecuting, said the incident happened on August 16 at Cross Lanes, near Marchwiel. Williams was driving a Hyundai Accent on the B5130 when police saw her swerving.
Williams was pulled over by police and when questioned by officers, Williams said: “I have been driving around looking for somewhere to have sex.”
Williams was found to have 56 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath.
The legal drink-drive limit is 35 microgrammes per 100 mls.
Mark Davies, defending, said Williams had not been looking for a location to have sex.
He stressed his client’s comment to the police did not reflect her true intention and had been a stupid remark made under the influence of alcohol.
Williams had been at home having a drink when she received a phone call from a friend who was experiencing difficult times, the court heard.
Because she had been drinking, Williams waited some time before going to meet her friend.
However, Mr Davies said Williams had misjudged her alcohol intake and ability to drive.
“She has always been anti drink-driving, particularly as she works in the licensed trade,” Mr Davies said.
“She intended to talk quietly to her friend about his problem.
“She has never been before a court before, this is a lesson to her.”
Williams was disqualified from driving for 15 months. She was fined £165, together with a £20 surcharge and £85 costs.
Magistrates said she would be able to attend a drink-driving course which, if completed successfully, would lead to a reduced disqualification.