A 27-YEAR-OLD Evesham man has admitted drink-driving and possessing cannabis.

Alex Barnett of St Phillips Drive, Evesham pleaded guilty to the offences when he appeared before Cheltenham magistrates.

He was stopped by police on October 3 in his Renault Clio in Stanwick Gardens, Cheltenham, the court was told.

Barnett was found to have 54 micrograms of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath, the legal limit being 35 micrograms.

He was banned from driving for 15 months, fined £225 and ordered to pay £85 prosecution costs.