A MOTORIST was caught behind the wheel while more than twice the legal alcohol limit.
Natalie Cockram, 41, of Stubbington Avenue, North End, pleaded guilty to driving a Ford Ka in London Road, North End, after drinking too much on June 27.
A test revealed her breath contained 87 microgrammes of alcohol per 100 millilitres.
The legal limit is 35 microgrammes.
Cockram was fined £350 by Portsmouth magistrates. She was also told to pay £15 into a fund for victims of crime and £85 in court costs.
She was also banned from driving for 17 months.
However the ban could be reduced by 130 days on the condition that she pays to complete a government-approved driving course by May 28, 2012.