A man is to appear in court this afternoon (Friday 21 February) after failing a breath-test while driving in Stornoway last night.

Police were called to Cromwell Street by concerned members of the public and stopped the driver, a 59-year-old man, who was tested at the roadside for alcohol and found to be driving while drunk.

He was taken to Stornoway police station and has been kept in custody to appear in court later today.