A MAN who was caught drink driving and with cocaine in his possession has been banned from the road. 

Callum McNamara, of Ellison Drive, Old Eccleston, appeared before Liverpool, Knowsley and St Helens Magistrates' Court on Friday, May 31. 

Before magistrates, the 27-year-old pleaded guilty to drink driving and possession of a Class A drug.

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McNamara drove a red Citroen on King Street, St Helens after consuming so much alcohol that the proportion of it in his breath was 69mg in 100 milliitres, almost twice the legal limit of 35.

The defendant was disqualified from having a driving licence for three years.

He was also fined £400, and made to pay costs of £85 and a surcharge of £160. 

The court ordered the forfeiture and destruction of the drugs.

McNamara was given no separate penalty for the drugs offence.