A MAN has been jailed after he racked up his fifth drink-driving conviction

Carl Morgan, 45, of Tenby Lane, Thornwell, Chepstow was caught by police when he was more than three times the legal limit.

The defendant pleaded guilty to drink-driving with 112 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath on Leechpool Holdings, Portskewett, near Caldicot.

Morgan was in a Vauxhall Corsa when the offence took place on March 25, Newport Magistrates' Court was told.

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He was jailed for 16 weeks.

The defendant was banned from driving for four years and must pay a £154 surcharge and £85 costs.