Drink-driver ordered to do 80 hours of unpaid work

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A DRINK-DRIVER who resisted a police officer has been ordered to do unpaid work.

Mark Burnett, 30, of Vian Close, Gosport, admitted drink-driving while behind the wheel of a Renault Clio without insurance or a valid licence in Stoke Road, Gosport, on April 18.

He gave a reading of 96 microgrammes of alcohol per 100ml of breath. The limit is 35mg.

Burnett also admitted resisting a police officer in the execution of his duty in Gosport on the same day.

He was ordered to do 80 hours of unpaid work and told to pay a £60 victim surcharge and £85 costs. Burnett was banned from driving for three years by Fareham magistrates.