Drug-driver fined £440 and banned for 12 months

A DRUG driver caught with cocaine in his system has been fined.

Monday, 7th March 2016, 6:01 am

Fareham magistrates banned John Bradley from driving for a year and fined him £440.

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The 49-year-old, of Hammond Road, Fareham, pleaded guilty to drug-driving on December 28 last year.

He was driving a Renault in Marine Parade East, Lee-on-the-Solent. A test revealed he had 15ug/L of cocaine, more than the legal limit of 10.

He must pay a £129 in costs. Bradley pleaded guilty to a second count of drug-driving but received no separate penalty.