Lee-on-the-Solent drink-driver fined and given ban

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DRINK-DRIVER Mark Peach has been told to pay £500.

The 34-year-old was stopped by the police as he drove a Peugeot in Grange Road, Gosport.

A roadside breathalyser test revealed he had 66 microgrammes of alcohol per 100 millilitres of breath – almost double the legal limit of 35mg.

Peach was arrested and charged with drink-driving.

He pleaded guilty to the offence when he appeared at Fareham Magistrates’ Court.

The court fined Peach, of Brune Lane, Lee-on-the-Solent £400 and told him to pay £100 in costs.

He was disqualified from getting behind the wheel for 18 months.