A BASINGSTOKE drink driver who was more than three times the limit has been banned from taking to the roads for more than a year.

On Tuesday, October 31, Glynn Morgan, of Rose Hodson Place, drove in Dunsford Crescent in Basingstoke, with 136 micrograms of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath. The legal limit is 35.

During a hearing which was held at Basingstoke Magistrates' Court on Wednesday, February 7, the 64-year-old was sentenced for the offence.

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Morgan pleaded guilty to the offence on Tuesday, December 19.

Magistrates banned Morgan from taking to the roads for 30 months and ordered 200 hours of unpaid work to be completed. 

Court costs of £85 and a surcharge fee of £114 must also be paid.