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Reading Magistrates' Court: Thatcham teen drove after taking drugs cocktail

Ketamine and cannabis found in motorist's system

John Garvey

John Garvey


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A TEENAGE motorist has been caught driving after taking a drugs cocktail.

In the dock at Reading Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday, November 10, was Ryan Maslin.

The 19-year-old, who lives at The Firs, off Northfield Road, Thatcham, admitted driving a Citroën Saxo in Thatcham on Monday, March 2, when the amount of both the amount of cannabis, and the dissociative anaesthetic ketamine in his system exceeded the specified limit.

Mr Maslin was fined a total of £120 and ordered to pay £85 costs, plus a statutory victim services surcharge of £34.

In addition, he was banned from driving for 12 months.

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