A drug driver from Devizes has been disqualified from driving for 36 months and fined.

Daniel Bonnici, of Church Walk, was driving a Mercedes hire van around Calne and was stopped shortly after 7am on November 8 last year by an on-duty road policing officer.

The van had two light defects and when officers stopped it in Stoke Croft, a roadside drug wipe test was carried out on the 33-year-old. 

Bonnici had not less than 3.4 micrograms of delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol per litre of his blood - the legal limit is 2.

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Bonnici was arrested and later charged. He appeared at Salisbury Magistrates' Court on Friday, May 3.

He was also fined £550, ordered to pay a surcharge fee of £220 and court costs of £85.