A DRINK-driver has been disqualified from driving for almost two years.

Anna Needle, of Caenarvon Way, Banbury, was caught on April 12 this year drink-driving in Banbury Road, Stratford.

The 43-year-old was stopped in a VW Caddy and was breathalysed.

She was found to have 96 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath.

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She was subsequently charged under the Road Traffic Offenders Act 1988 and pleaded guilty to the offence at Leamington Spa Magistrates’ Court on Friday, May 10.

Needle was disqualified from driving for 23 months, reduced by 23 weeks due to her taking a driving course.

The driver was also fined £180.

There were court costs of £85 and a victim surcharge of £72.