Belvedere man fined more than £1,200 after drink driving in Greenwich

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THE driver of a Toyota has been fined more than £1,200 after being caught drink driving in Greenwich.

Murdo Mackenzie, of Abbey Road in Belvedere, was stopped while driving in Woolwich Road on February 14, 2022.

There were 61 microgrammes of alcohol in a sample of 100 millilitres of Mackenzie’s breath - which exceeds the 35 micrograms limit.

The 36-year-old was fined £1,278.40 for the offence during a hearing at Bexley Magistrates’ Court on June 6, 2022.

This includes a £594 fine, £59.40 to fund victim services, and costs of £625

He was also disqualified from driving for 20 months.

His disqualification can be reduced by 20 weeks if he completes a course by July 18, 2023, which must be approved by the Secretary of State.

The fine for the offence must be paid in instalments of £100 per month starting from June 30.

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