Alan Carr's drink-driving husband warned he faces jail after reversing into cop car while FOUR times over limit

ALAN Carr's troubled husband faces jail after a judge told him it was a miracle nobody was killed when he drove four times the drink-drive limit.

Paul Drayton, 50, was stopped by police after being seen "swerving from one side of the road to the other" – and then reversed into their vehicle.

The incident happened three miles from the £2.7 million pad he shares with comic Alan, 45. 

He originally denied the charge but today at Brighton Magistrates' Court he admitted his guilt. 

Asked by District Judge Amanda Kelly if he was changing his plea, Drayton said: "That's right, yes."

Drayton – who has celebrity pals including Adele – has been warned he faces jail. 

The case has been adjourned for sentencing. 

He was charged with driving with 153mcg of alcohol in 100ml of breath against a legal limit of 35mcg at Broadbridge Heath in Horsham, West Sussex, last month.

Melanie Wotton from the CPS told the court: "It was a little before three o'clock in the afternoon on October 9 when police received a call that there was a potential drink driver near the Co-Op.

"Police managed to locate the silver Mitsubishi.

"They notice it was swerving from side to side as they are following it."They manage to stop the motor vehicle.


"The Mitsubishi then reverses into the police motor vehicle. It is clear the driver is intoxicated.

"He was unsteady on his feet and lacked coordination and is subsequently arrested.

"He was taken to the custody suite where he blew 153 of breath.

"That reading is outside of the sentencing guidelines, they go up to 150."This was not an early guilty plea, so Crown seek £150 costs."

District Judge Amanda Kelly told Drayton: "The starting point for this offence is a 12 week prison sentence and that was for somebody with less alcohol and who didn't hit a police car.


"I will order a pre-sentence report but the overwhelming likelihood is you will be going to prison.

"You have endangered the public by driving around in that state.

"It is an absolute miracle you are here to day and have not killed or maimed another member of the public.

"You are now disqualified from driving from today.

"Be as honest and open with probation as you can be, but custody is likely."

He was placed on unconditional bail for sentencing in January.

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