Drunk refused a breathalyzer test, swearing at police officers

30-year-old arrested

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Driving under the influence of alcohol, assault, resisting lawful arrest, refusal to provide a breath sample, the Paphos Police are investigating a 30-year-old man who was found to be driving his vehicle with 92 mg more than the legal limit

According to the Press Representative of the Paphos ADE and the Head of the Paphos TAE Michalis Nikolaou, on 10.12.22 at 23:30, members of the Paphos Traffic Police, while conducting traffic controls on Tafoi ton Vasileon Avenue, stopped a car driven by a 30-year-old man who lives permanently in Democracy with the status of political asylum.

"The 30-year-old presented symptoms of intoxication and in a preliminary alcohol test he had a reading of 114 mg instead of 22 mg. Subsequently, he refused to provide a sample for final control and attacked the policemen by pushing them and swearing at them. The 30-year-old was arrested for the self-inflicted crime of assaulting a police officer and resisting arrest."

Besides, on 11.12.22 around noon, the 30-year-old was reprimanded in writing and released to be summoned later.