Police in Birmingham, England, arrested a man who was driving with an open can of Guinness and a glass of the liquid in his car cup holders.
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  • Police arrested a man in Birmingham, England, for driving with an open can and a pint glass of Guinness in his car's cup holder on Saturday.
  • Officers also found three bags in the car which officers say contain drugs.
  • The 54-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of drink-driving, and the drugs-related charge of possession with intent to supply.
  • He has since been released while officers investigate further.
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A man in Birmingham, England, was arrested for driving with a pint glass of Guinness in his car's cup holder.

The unnamed 54-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of drink-driving in Edgbaston, a suburban area in southwest Birmingham, at 20:15 on Saturday, West Midlands police told INSIDER.

Photos taken during the arrest showed an opened can of Guinness in the car's cup holder, a pint glass half-filled with the dark beer, and another opened can of Guinness on the car's front seat.

The car "looked like it had been turned into a pub," Birmingham Live reported.

There was another open can of Guinness in the car's front seat.
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The force also found three bags in the vehicle, which officers say contain drugs. They did not specify what kind.

The force also found these bags, which they say contain drugs.
Acocks Green Police/Twitter

Police on Saturday arrested the man on suspicion of drink-driving, and possessing a controlled substance with intent to supply.

Acocks Green Police tweeted on Sunday: "This man is going to have a headache in interview this morning!"

The man has since been released pending further investigation, the force told INSIDER on Monday.

Anyone driving while over the legal limit of alcohol in the England, Wales, and Northern Ireland can get up to six months in jail, an unlimited fine, and a driving ban for at least one year.

The UK's alcohol limit - 80 micrograms per 100 ml of blood - is the same as in the US.

The Birmingham man's blood alcohol content at the time of his arrest is not known.

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