Cowplain drink-driver banned from roads and fined £300

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MAGISTRATES have banned a 64-year-old drink-driver from getting behind the wheel.

Roger Burrell, from London Road, Cowplain, pleaded guilty to driving a Mercedes in Widley after drinking too much on March 26.

A test revealed his blood contained 97 milligrams of alcohol per 100 millilitres. The legal limit is 80mg.

Burrell was banned from driving for a year by Portsmouth magistrates.

He was also fined £300 and ordered to pay £85 in court costs and £15 into a fund for victims of crime.