A MAN from Ludgershall has been banned from getting behind the wheel after drug driving.

William Lech, of Astor Crescent on January 28 drove a vehicle in Andover on Churchill Way West with 101 Ug/L of Benzoylecgonine and 13ug/L of tetrahydrocannabinol in his blood. The legal limit is 50 Ug/L and 2ug/L.

During a hearing held at Basingstoke Magistrates' Court on June 22, Lech pleaded guilty to the driving offences.

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Magistrates disqualified him from driving for 12 months and ordered him to pay a fine of £300.

The 23-year-old must also pay court costs of £85 and a surcharge fee of £120.