A GLYNN man had hidden Diazepam tablets inside one of his socks, Ballymena Magistrates Court heard.
The discovery was made after Luke Magee (18), of Glenvale Park, was arrested on August 1 this year.
The defendant admitted charges of aggravated taking of his father's vehicle; driving with excess alcohol in breath; insurance and licence offences and possession of drugs.
When spoken to by police the defendant had a reading of 64 microgrammes of alcohol per 100 millilitres of breath - the legal limit is 35.
The defendant was banned from driving for 16 months and fined £325.
- Main picture: General image of a sock.