A DRUG-FUELLED Mercedes driver was over three times the limit when he was caught driving in Hereford.

Thomas Rogers, aged 20, of Mostyn Street, Hereford, had 32 microgrammes (mg) of cocaine in his blood after police stopped him in the city’s Bridge Street on October 15 last year. This exceeded the legal limit.

He was driving a silver Mercedes A2000 AMG when he was caught, according to prosecutor Camila Toscano.

An evidential blood test for analysis confirmed the presence of cocaine in his blood and the reading was 32 mg for cocaine, the legal limit being 10 mg.


Rogers was disqualified from driving for 12 months when he appeared before magistrates in Hereford on May 29, after entering a guilty plea to one count of driving a vehicle with a proportion of a specified controlled drug above the limit.

He was also fined £120 and ordered to pay court costs of £85 and a victim surcharge of £48.

His guilty plea was taken into account by magistrates when deciding on the sentence they would impose.