Holyhead man guilty of Class A drug possession and drink-driving banned and fined

A MAN from Holyhead has been banned from the roads and fined after he was found guilty of possession of a Class A drug and of drink-driving.

• Driving a Vauxhall vehicle on Beach Road, Holyhead, with 73 micrograms of alcohol per 100 millilitres of breath, on May 28.

• Possessing a quantity of cocaine at Caernarfon Police Station on May 29.

He pleaded guilty to both offences at Caernarfon Magistrates’ Court on July 18.

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Mr Owen was banned from driving for 20 months, though this will be reduced by 20 weeks should he complete an obligatory course by August 29, 2023.

He received fines of £530 for drink-driving, and £442 for cocaine possession.

In addition, Mr Owen must pay costs of £85 to the Crown Prosecution Service, and a £97 victim surcharge.

This amounted to a total of £1,154, which he is to pay in full by August 15.

The court also ordered that the cocaine be forfeited and destroyed.

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