A DRUG driver caught on a major Winchester road has been disqualified for a year.

Alessandro Santaniello, 24, was stopped by officers on Romsey Road on April 5, a court was told.

Santaniello, of Mitcham Road, Camberley, was found to have a cannabis level of 2.9ug/l when the legal limit is 2.

District judge Tim Pattinson, sitting at Basingstoke Magistrates Court, imposed the 12-month driving ban as well as a £140 fine, £85 costs and a £34 victim surcharge.