A MAN from Conwy who was found guilty of three driving-related offences in Denbighshire has been banned from the roads and is to pay more than £900.

David Taylor, 34, of Tan-Y-Fron Road, Deganwy, was accused of the following on January 19 on Abergele Road, Rhuddlan in a Kia vehicle:

• Driving with more than 400 micrograms per litre of Benzoylecgonine (the main metabolite of cocaine) in his bloodstream.

• Driving with more than five micrograms per litre of Delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC - the cannabinoid molecule in marijuana) in his bloodstream.

• Driving without all rear lights being in working order.

Mr Taylor pleaded guilty to all of the above at Llandudno Magistrates’ Court on May 9.


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He received an obligatory disqualification from driving for 23 months, as well as a £750 fine.

Mr Taylor is also to pay a £75 victim surcharge and £85 in costs to the Crown Prosecution Service, to be paid in full by July 8.

This made a total payment of £910.