Slough man banned from driving after being pulled over by police
A man has been banned from driving for failing to provide a specimen after being pulled over by police in Maidenhead.
Kai Holtzhausen, 33, of Penzance Spur, Slough was stopped in his car by officers in Rushington Avenue, Maidenhead on March 29.
A police officer asked him to provide a saliva sample for a roadside wipe but he refused and was arrested.
He was charged the next day.
Holtzhausen pleaded guilty in Slough Magistrates’ Court on May 6 to failing to provide a specimen for analysis and was barred from holding or obtaining a driver’s license for one year and four months.
He was also fined.
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Investigating Officer PC Luke Jenkins, who is based at Maidenhead Police Station, said: “I am happy to see that a disqualification was imposed on this occasion.
“It’s very clear that if you don’t provide, you risk ending up with long-term disqualification.”