Portsmouth driver was twice limit

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DRINK-DRIVER Paul Hayden was caught while more than twice the legal alcohol limit.

Hayden, from Winchester Road, Copnor, Portsmouth, pleaded guilty to driving a BMW in Kingston Road, Portsmouth, after drinking too much on October 23.

A test revealed his breath contained 84 microgrammes of alcohol per 100 millilitres.

The legal limit is 35 mcg.

The 27-year-old also pleaded guilty to driving the car without insurance on the same day.

He was fined £475 and told to pay £15 to crime victims and £85 costs by Portsmouth magistrates.

Hayden was banned from driving for 20 months.