Drink driver stumbled into backyard of police station '“ landing himself in the cells

A drink driver found himself locked up after wandering into the backyard of a police station in Peterlee.

Wednesday, 27th April 2016, 6:54 am
Updated Wednesday, 27th April 2016, 7:58 am
Driver was caught four times over the drink drive limit by officers from Durham police.

The man had been parked at the side of Peterlee magistrates after becoming lost on his way to Sunderland.

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He left the vehicle when he spotted police, but found himself at the back of the nearby police station.

The driver was spoken to by officers and he was found to be four times over the drink drive limit.

He is currently in police custody helping police with inquiries.