Portsmouth motorist was four times the drink limit

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DRINK-driver Garth Waterman was caught behind the wheel while more than four times the legal alcohol limit.

The 39-year-old pleaded guilty to driving a vehicle in Waterworks Road, Portsmouth, after drinking too much on May 13.

A test revealed his breath contained 141 microgrammes of alcohol per 100 millilitres.

The legal limit is 35mg. Waterman was given a community order stating that he must take part in a drink-impaired drivers programme for 22 days in the next year by Portsmouth magistrates.

Waterman is under supervision for 12 months and was ordered to pay £85 in court costs.

Magistrates banned him from getting behind the wheel for two years.

The ban could be reduced by six months on the condition that he completes a government-approved driving course by November 5 next year.