A DRINK driver was handed a suspended sentence after being more than four times over the limit.

Slawomir Jacewicz, of Heather Grove, Leigh had 142 micrograms of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath when he was breathalysed on Hope Street on July 12. The legal limit is 35 micrograms.

Appearing at Wigan and Leigh Magistrates' Court on Wednesday, the 47-year-old was handed a sentence of 16 weeks suspended for two years.

Jacewicz was also banned from driving for five years which may be reduced by 60 weeks if he completes a course.

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He must carry out 150 hours of unpaid work and pay a victim services surcharge fee of £122 and court costs of £85 as well.