A Holtspur drink driver who was more than three times over the limit has been fined more than £1,500.

Richard Coxwell, 63, of North Drive in Holtspur, was way over the legal limit while he was driving in Bourne End on July 1.

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Appearing at Wycombe Magistrates’ Court on July 19, Coxwell pleaded guilty to a charge of drink driving.

The court heard how he had been driving a Honda Jazz along Marlow Road when he gave a breath test reading of 108 micrograms of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath. The legal limit is 35 micrograms.

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Appearing before the magistrates, he was fined £1,538 and ordered to pay a further £237 costs.

He was also disqualified from driving for two years.

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