A DRIVER more than three times over the drug-drive limit has been banned for a year.

Steffan Williams, 20, was caught in Station Road, Garnant on January 18, while driving a Vauxhall Corsa.

Williams, of Church Street, Ammanford, pleaded guilty to drug driving at Llanelli Magistrates' Court on August 27.

He had 6.4 micrograms of delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol per litre of his blood when the legal limit is 2 micrograms. Delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol is found in the blood of people who have had cannabis.

He was banned for 12 months, fined £120 and ordered to pay £85 in prosecution costs and a £32 victim surcharge, making £237 in total.