Man in court on drug driving rap

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A St Helens man who denied driving while under the influence of a cocktail of drugs will face a trial in front of the magistrates.

Malcolm Tinsley pleaded not guilty to four offences when he appeared at Wigan and Leigh Magistrates’ Court.

The prosecution alleged the 26-year-old was over the limit when his Audi A6 was stopped on Warrington Road in Marus Bridge on June 16.

The charges allege Tinsley, of Ashtons Green Drive, Parr, had 108 ug of cocaine in his blood and 1125 milligrams per litre of benzoylecgonine.

The prosecution also claims he had 883 mg per litre of dizepam and 12 mg per litre of MDMA.

Tinsley denied all of the offences and will now return to Wigan and Leigh Magistrates’ Court for trial on November 2.

He was released on unconditional bail.