Hove drink driver banned for three years

Posted On 09 Mar 2015 at 8:19 pm

A drink driver from Hove has been banned from the roads for three years.

Steve Medlock, 49, of Kingsthorpe Road, Hove, was arrested at 7.45pm on Tuesday 30 December in Olive Road, Hove.

Officers from Sussex Police saw him driving and confirmed that he did not have a licence.

When Medlock was stopped he was found to be more than twice the drink-drive limit.

He pleaded guilty to drink driving and driving without a licence when he appeared at Brighton Magistrates’ Court on Thursday 12 February.

He was banned from driving for 36 months, ordered to go through a year’s treatment for alcohol dependency and told to pay a £300 fine, £85 costs and a £60 victim surcharge.

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