A drug driver from Amesbury was fined nearly £1000 and given a 40 month road ban. 

Thomas Sean Wickham, 25, of Devereux Road, Amesbury, was caught driving an Audi A3 on Australian Avenue in Salisbury and without third party insurance on June 12, 2021, and tested for drugs. 

It was found the level of Benzoylecgonine, the major metabolite of cocaine, in his blood was over the specified limit as was the level of Tetrahydrocannabinol, the active ingredient of cannabis.

Wickham pleaded guilty to all charges at Salisbury Magistrates' Court on January 7.

For drug driving he was fined £666 and had to pay an additional £78 in victim services and £85 to the Crown Prosecution Service. 

Wickham was also disqualifed from driving for 40 months, which is over three years. 

For driving without third party insurance, Wickham was fined £120. 

In total he must pay £949 by Febuary 2, 2022. 

Earlier this year, Wickham also pleaded guilty to drink driving through Salisbury city centre, being in possession of cannabis, driving without third party insurance, and driving dangerously. 

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