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A MAN who was caught drink-driving near his home has been told to do community service.

Dean Elkins, 47, was stopped as he drove a Ford Galaxy in Meon Road, Southsea – the street where he lives.

He had 57 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath. The legal limit is 35 microgrammes.

Elkins pleaded guilty to drink-driving at Portsmouth Magistrates’ Court.

He was told to do 40 hours of community service and has been banned from driving for three years.