Gosport driver was three times alcohol limit

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A MAN has admitted drink-driving.

Jonathan Searle, 32, of Morris Close, Gosport, admitted committing the offence in the same street on August 16.

Mr Searle said he was at home and was not behind the wheel when he was breathalysed.

A test revealed his breath contained 137 microgrammes of alcohol per 100 millilitres. The legal limit is 35mcg.

Searle received a 12-week suspended sentence and was banned from driving for 32 months. He must take part in a Drink Impaired Drivers Programme and was put under supervision for a year by Portsmouth magistrates. He must pay £300 costs.