A VILLAGER near Winchester has been caught drug driving.

Amanda Louise McCulloch, 28, of Oxford Road, Sutton Scotney, was stopped by the police on October 9 last year on Oxford Road near her home, a court heard.

McCulloch was tested for benzoylecgonine, the main metabolite of cocaine. Her reading in her blood was 87 when the legal limit is 50.

Magistrates in Basingstoke banned her from driving for 12 months and fined her £400 with an £80 victim surcharge and £85 costs.

She also admitted driving with no insurance and was fined another £400.