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DRINK-DRIVER Michael Gover has been banned from getting behind the wheel.

The 18-year-old pleaded guilty to driving a Ford Fiesta in Lichfield Road, Copnor Road, Portsmouth, after drinking too much alcohol on May 24.

A test revealed his breath contained 51 microgrammes of alcohol per 100 millilitres. The legal limit is 35 mg.

Gover admitted driving the car without insurance in the street on the same day.

And he pleaded guilty to allowing Heidi Phillips-Slatcher to drive the car in Lichfield Road without insurance or a full driving licence on the same day.

Gover was fined £175 and told to pay £85 costs and £15 into a fund for crime victims by Portsmouth magistrates. He was banned from driving for 16 months.

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