A motorist who was more than four times the drink drive limit when she was stopped by police has been banned from driving for three years.

Donna Smith, 41, of Evesham Road, Stow-on-the-Wold, admitted driving with excess alcohol when she appeared before Cheltenham magistrates on Friday, June 14.

She was stopped in her car on Sheep Street in Stow on April 29 this year.

Smith was found to have 156 micrograms of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath, the legal limit being 35 micrograms.

She was banned from driving for 36 months, fined £415 and ordered to pay costs of £170.