A MAN from Kingsclere has been disqualified from driving for a year after being caught drug driving.

Stephen Price, of Coppice Road, on Monday, August 7, last year, drove a Citroen E-C4 in Millard Close with not less than 236ug/l of Benzoylecgonine in his blood. The legal limit is 50.

The 41-year-old pleaded guilty to the offence on Thursday, January 11.

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During a hearing held at Basingstoke Magistrates' Court on the same date magistrates banned Price from driving for 12 months and ordered a fine of £292 to be paid.

Court costs of £85 and a surcharge fee of £117 must also be paid.