Drink-driver spared ban

A MAN who was caught driving twice the drink-drive limit has escaped a ban.

Ashley Carl English appeared before Hartlepool Magistrates' Court, on December 16, charged with drink driving in Tintagel Close, Hartlepool, on May 15.

The 20-year-old, of Wellington Drive, Wynyard, was found guilty and was fined 235, ordered to pay 250 costs, a 15 victim surcharge, and had his licence endorsed with 10 points.