2:10pm Wednesday 14th December 2011
A County Councillor who crashed her car into a neighbour's house while three times over the drink drive limit has stepped down from her position.
Labour councillor Kate Becton, who represented the Pembroke Dock Central ward, was banned from driving for two years earlier this month following the incident on November 3rd.
Magistrates in Haverfordwest heard that she had 107mgs of alcohol in 100ml of breath. The legal limit is 35mgs.
Ms Becton apologised for her behaviour last week stating that she was grateful that nobody was hurt but on Monday decided to step down from the council.
She said: "As much as I appreciate the support that I have received over the past month, I have today resigned my position as County Councillor for Pembroke Dock Central.
"My behaviour in driving my car whilst over the alcohol limit was completely unacceptable and I once again apologise, particularly to the residents of Pembroke Dock Central.
"It has been a privilege to represent Pembroke Dock Central and I know that whoever represents them in the future will receive the support and encouragement that I have had."
Ms Becton was the deputy labour leader on the council and had served on the council since June 2004.
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