Colwyn Bay man guilty of drink-driving in Llandudno to pay more than £1,000

A MAN from Colwyn Bay has been banned from the roads and fined after he was found guilty of drink-driving in Llandudno.

Delio Pontes, 43, of Conway Road, was accused of driving a Volkswagen Golf vehicle on Mostyn Street with 41 micrograms of alcohol per 100 millilitres of breath on July 31.

This exceeded the legal limit of 35 micrograms of alcohol per 100 millilitres of breath.

He was found guilty at Llandudno Magistrates’ Court on October 3, having pleaded not guilty on August 17.

Pontes was disqualified from driving for six months, and fined £412.

The court also ordered him to pay costs to the Crown Prosecution Service of £620, and a £165 victim surcharge.

This amounted to a total of £1,197, to be paid in monthly, £300 instalments from November 1.

North Wales Pioneer | Llandudno