A driver has been banned from the roads and ordered to pay more than £800 after being caught at almost double the drink-drive limit. 

Jack Haynes was driving a Mercedes on Butts Road, Southampton when he was stopped and breathalysed. 

The 36-year-old was found to have 69 micrograms of alcohol in 100ml of breath, almost double the limit of 35 micrograms. 

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Haynes of Butts Road, Southampton pleaded guilty to a single count of drink driving at Southampton Magistrates' Court. 

The offence took place on February 21 this year. 

He was banned from driving for 17 months and fined £544. 

Haynes was also ordered to pay £85 court costs and a £218 surcharge. 

This must be paid in full by April 20.