Three-year ban after Southsea drink-driver is caught

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A 66-YEAR-OLD drink-driver has been banned from the roads.

William Swinfield, from Francis Avenue, Southsea, pleaded guilty to committing the offence while driving a Rover in the same street.

A test revealed his breath contained 73mcg of alcohol per 100ml.

The legal limit is 35mcg.

Swinfield was fined £300 at Portsmouth Magistrates’ Court.

He was ordered to pay £85 in court costs.

Swinfield must also pay £20 to a fund for victims of crime.

He was banned from driving for three years.