Fourteen caught drink and drug-driving

by admin on July 13th, 2018

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Nanjing Night Net

BENDIGO Highway Patrol says drivers can expect an “intense focus” on drug testing following a weekend in which 14 people were caught drink or drug-driving.

Sergeant Mick McCrann said the number of drivers caught with drugs in their system at the weekend was higher than usual, but additional resources had been put into interceptingthosedriving while under the influence of drugs.

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BENDIGO police caught 14 people driving with drugs or dangerous levels of alcohol in their systems from Friday to Sunday.

Thirteen of the people tested positive for methylamphetamine, threeof whom, a 22-year-old man from Dingee,a 21-year-old man from Bolwarra and a 28-year-old Kyneton man, also returned positive results for cannabis.

The 28-year-old was also found to have been driving unlicensed in an unregistered and unsafe vehicle.

His vehicle was impounded for 30 days and he will have to pay$1175 in towing fees.

Also among those who tested positive for drugs werea19-year-oldfrom California Gully whowas driving without a licence in an unregistered car, and a 29-year-old man from Kangaroo Flat who was driving while disqualified.

A 36-year-old Ascot man was also found to have been driving while disqualified and hisvehicle was towed and impounded, at a cost of $1300 to him.

A 30-year-old Strathdale womanhadstolen number places attached to her car.

She refused to provide an oral liquid sample and has been bailed to appear in court at a later date, with her licence suspended.

Seven people who returned positive results for drugs refused to accompany police to the station for a drug test, leading to further charges.

A 33-year-old woman from North Bendigo was found to have abreath alcohol concentration of 0.087,leading to an immediate suspension of her licence. She will face court at a later date.

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