WINCHESTER woman Nicola Jane Garrad has been disqualified from driving.

Garrad, 40, of Winnall Manor Road, Winnall, was stopped by the police whilst she was driving a 68-reg Hyundai I10 on the southbound M3 on March 13.

Her cocaine reading was 18 micrograms per litre of blood when the legal limit is cocaine 10µg/L. She admitted drug driving.

Magistrates at Basingstoke imposed a community order with a rehabilitation activity requirement for up to 15 days.

They fined her £200 and ordered she pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £90.

Garrad was disqualified for holding or obtaining a driving licence for 24 months.

She also admitted attempted possession of a quantity of heroin.