Drink-driver from Salisbury banned for 15 months and fined £1,000

DRINK-driving resulted in a 15-month ban and a £1,000 fine for one driver.

David Phillips, of Gainsborough Close, Bemerton Heath, appeared before magistrates in Poole on November 30 charged with drink driving in Christchurch on September 9 last year.

The 45-year-old previously denied the charge, but was found guilty of driving with 56 microgrammes of alcohol per 100 millilitres of breath. The legal limit is 35 microgrammes.

Phillips was fined £1,000, as well as being ordered to pay a victim surcharge of £400, and £620 in court costs, as well as being banned from driving for 15 months.

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