Old Portsmouth drink-driver given ban and £250 fine

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A DRINK-DRIVER who was more than twice the legal limit has been banned from the roads for 20 months.

Stuart Johnston was stopped by the police as he drove a Vauxhall Vectra in Richmond Place, Southsea.

A breathalyser test revealed the 50-year-old had 91 microgrammes of alcohol per 100 millilitres of breath.

The legal limit in breath is 35 microgrammes.

Johnston, of Oyster Street, Old Portsmouth, pleaded guilty to drink-driving when he appeared at Portsmouth Magistrates’ Court.

He was fined £259 with £100 in costs.