Over the limit Portrush driver banned and fined

Breathalyser. Stock image
Breathalyser. Stock image

A Portrush man has been banned from the road for a year and fined £200 for driving with excess alcohol.

Gordon Wilton (40), of Glen Crescent, had the offence detected in the Glenarm Avenue area of the town on February 2 this year.

He appeared at Coleraine Magistrates Court on Monday, February 27 and pleaded guilty to the offence.

A prosecutor said Wilton had an alcohol/breath reading of 54. The legal limit is 35.