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Telford man 'in charge' of Renault Clio with cocaine in his system gets points on his licence

A man has been fined and handed points on his driving licence after being "in charge of a motor vehicle" with cocaine in his system.

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Kidderminster Magistrates Court

Colin Wingate, aged 38, was in New Hall Road, Wellington with a Renault Clio on July 7 last year.

A drug test found he had 800 microgrammes of benzolecgonine - a by-product of cocaine - in his system. The legal limit, allowing for accidental exposure to the illegal drug, is 50mcg.