THESE four defendants have had their cases heard at court recently.

The men faced allegations of drug driving, drink driving, keeping an untaxed car, and possessing cannabis.

Their cases were heard at Llanelli Magistrates' Court and Aberystwyth Magistrates' Court.

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Here's a round-up of their cases.

DEAN OSBORNE, 37, of Heol Ifor in Llanfihangel-Ar-Arth, was found to be drug driving.

Osborne was driving a Citroen C2 on the A486 at Ffostrasol on April 21. When tested, he recorded having 84 micrograms of benzoylecgonine – the main metabolite of cocaine – per litre of blood (µg/L).

The legal limit – to exclude accidental exposure – is 50µg/L.

He pleaded guilty, and was banned from driving for three years at Aberystwyth Magistrates’ Court on October 18.

Osborne was fined £120, and must pay £85 in costs and a £48 surcharge.

RICHARD MARTELL, 43, of Lloyd Terrace in Adpar, has admitted being more than four times over the drink drive limit.

Martell was driving a Volkswagen Passat on the A48 near Carmarthen when he was stopped. When breathalysed, he recorded having 153 micrograms of alcohol per 100 millilitres of breath. The legal limit is 35.

He pleaded guilty at Llanelli Magistrates' Court on October 24, and was handed an interim disqualification.

The case was adjourned, and he was granted bail. Martell will be sentenced at Llanelli Magistrates’ Court on November 21.

ANDREW CLEMAS, 43, of Pentre-Cwrt, near Llandysul, was the owner of an untaxed Land Rover which had not been declared as off the road.

Clemas’ Land Rover Discovery was found to be untaxed on June 8, and he had not made a Statutory Off Road Notification.

He pleaded not guilty, but was found guilty in his absence at Llanelli Magistrates’ Court on October 20.

Clemas was fined £60.

GERAINT PURTON, 29, of Davies Street in Pencader, is accused of being in possession of cannabis.

Purton is alleged to have had the Class B drug on him at his home on March 29.

No plea was entered at Llanelli Magistrates’ Court on October 31, and the case was adjourned until November 14.