A drink-driver who was more than three times the limit has been given a suspended prison sentence.

Victor Rubanov, 58, of Celestine Road, Yate, pleaded guilty to the offence at Cheltenham Magistrates Court on January 20.

Magistrates heard how Rubanov was driving whilst over the drink-drive limit on the A44 Bourton-on-The-Hill, Moreton-in-Marsh, on January 18.

Rubanov was found to have 131 micrograms of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath, the legal limit being 35 micrograms.

He was sentenced to 18 weeks in jail, which was suspended for one year and banned from driving for three years.

Rubanov was also ordered to pay costs of £207.