A DRUG-driver has been banned from the roads after he was caught out on the A49 in Herefordshire.

David Cimpoeru entered a guilty plea to one count of driving a motor vehicle with the proportion of a specified controlled drug above the specified limit when he appeared before magistrates in Kidderminster in January.

Hereford Times:

The court heard from prosecutor Eleanor Peart that the 33-year-old had been caught after getting behind the wheel of a Vauxhall Astra while over the drug-driving limit on the A49 in Moreton on Lugg, Herefordshire, on September 16.


An evidential blood test revealed that he had 4.2 microgrammes of controlled class B drug cannabis product delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol per litre of blood, more than twice the limit of two microgrammes.

Cimpoeru, who is of Lion Court in Leominster, was disqualified from driving for 12 months and fined £360, with magistrates saying they had taken his guilty plea into account when imposing the penalty.

He was also ordered to pay prosecution costs of £135 and a £144 victim surcharge.

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