MAGISTRATES have handed a suspended prison sentence to a man from Surrey who failed to provide a specimen for analysis in Basingstoke.

On Friday, November 17, Rory McKee, in Basingstoke, failed without reasonable excuse failed to provide a specimen or specimens of breath for analysis when suspected of having driven a vehicle.

During a hearing held at Basingstoke Magistrates' Court on Monday, February 5, the 50-year-old was sentenced for the offence.

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He pleaded guilty on Tuesday, December 14, 2023.

Magistrates handed him an eight-week prison sentence, suspended for 12 months and ordered 180 hours of unpaid work to be completed. 

McKee has also been banned from driving for 29 months.

Court costs of £85 and a surcharge fee of £154 must also be paid.