A 67-YEAR-OLD drink-driver has been banned from getting behind the wheel.
William Copland pleaded guilty to driving a Nissan in Osborne Road, Southsea, while almost twice the legal alcohol limit.
A test revealed his breath contained 62 microgrammes of alcohol per 100 milllilitres. The legal limit is 35mg.
Copland, who gave the court a care of address in Festing Road, Southsea, was fined £620 by Portsmouth magistrates.
He was also ordered to pay £15 to a fund for crime victims and £85 in court costs.
Copland was banned from driving for 17 months.
The ban could be reduced by 129 days on the condition that he completes a government-approved driving course by next February.
Copland must pay a £195 fee to take part in the course.