Court date for Sheffield man charged with drink driving offences

Police pulled over the suspected drink driver on Sheffield Road outside Magna Science and Adventure Centre
Police pulled over the suspected drink driver on Sheffield Road outside Magna Science and Adventure Centre

Police pulled over a suspected drink driver and found he was wanted for alleged offences nearly two years ago.

Dan-Gheorghe Marza, aged 43, of Norgreave Way, Halfway, was arrested on suspicion of drink driving but was also wanted in connection with aggravated vehicle taking in 2014.

Police pulled over a suspected drink driver on Sheffield Road outside Magna Science and Adventure Centre

Police pulled over a suspected drink driver on Sheffield Road outside Magna Science and Adventure Centre

Officers spotted the driver on Shepcote Lane around 1am on Friday, March 25.

The driver was stopped by officers outside Magna Tool Hire and was breathalysed.

Mr Marza has since been charged with being over the prescribed alcohol limit and driving with no insurance.

In another incident dating back over two years, Mr Marza was also charged with driving while disqualified, driving with no insurance and aggravated vehicle taking.

Police said a BMW 3 series was recovered on Netherthorpe Road on Saturday, January 11, 2014, believed to have been stolen from Southey Green the previous day.

Mr Marza has been bailed and is due to appear at Sheffield Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday, May 3.

A police spokesman said: “Dan-Gheorghe Marza was arrested on Friday, March 25,and has since been charged with driving over the prescribed limit and driving with no insurance.

“He has also been charged with driving while disqualified, driving with no insurance and aggravated vehicle taking in connection to an incident reported on 11 January 2014.”