A MAN from Bangor has been banned from the roads and fined after he was found guilty of driving while more than twice above the legal alcohol limit.

Dexlande Hughes, 31, of Cae Glas, Rhiwlas, was accused of driving a silver Kia vehicle on Fernbrook Road, Penmaenmawr, with 95 micrograms of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath on May 9.

The legal limit in Wales is 35 micrograms of alcohol per 100 millilitres of breath.

He pleaded guilty at Llandudno Magistrates’ Court on June 1.


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Mr Hughes was disqualified from driving for four months, and fined £390.

He is also to pay £85 in costs to the Crown Prosecution Service, and a £39 victim surcharge.

This amounted to a total of £514, to be paid in full by June 29.