A MAN found to be more than three times over the drink drive limit has been banned from the roads.

Samuel Cowley, aged 39, from Chapel Court, Bromsgrove, was caught with 108 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath, the legal limit is 35.

Cowley, who pleaded guilty, was disqualified from driving for 40 months, fined £100 and ordered to have treatment for alcohol dependency.

He was also instructed to pay costs of £135 and a victim surcharge of £90.

Also before Worcestershire magistrates:

Christopher Hayden was fined £120 and ordered to pay a victim surcharge of £32 after he admitted assaulting a medical technician working for West Midlands Ambulance Service while they were on duty.

Hayden, aged 45, of Willow Gardens, Bromsgrove, was fined a further £120 after he pleaded guilty to using threatening or unlawful words or behaviour.

Hayley Baker from Sinton Lea, Droitwich, was given a curfew for 12 weeks requiring her to stay at home between 8pm and 7am.

The 20-year-old pleaded guilty to two charges of driving with excess cannabis in her blood.

Baker was also banned from driving for 24 months and ordered to pay £135 costs and an £85 victim surcharge.

Samuel Carstairs, aged 31, from Meadow Green, Droitwich, was banned from driving for 18 months, fined £200 and ordered to pay £135 costs plus a £30 victim surcharge.

He had admitted driving with an excess of the controlled drug THC in his blood.

Matthew Marsh from Thatchers Green, Droitwich, was given a 12 month community order with a requirement to carry out rehabilitation activity after he admitted detergent worth £41.88 from a B7M store.

Marsh, aged 26, who also pleaded guilty to attempted theft and damaging a door belonging to B&M, was also ordered to pay £90 costs and a £90 victim surcharge.

The offences were committed while Marsh was subject to community orders for five previous theft offences and a failing to surrender to bail.