A LATHAM man’s licence was immediately suspended on Friday, January 19, after returning a “shocking” breath alcohol level of more than six times the legal limit, according to ACT police. The 50-year-old man will face a […]
While on patrol, at around 11.10pm, police saw three utes travelling in a convoy on Fairbairn Avenue, one of which was carrying a large metal frame on its roof.
The frame was measured to be 5.5m wide at the rear, 3.8m wide at the front and 6.5m long and was being transported without a permit.
Police say the driver was found to be unlicensed and underwent a roadside breath test returning a positive result. He was conveyed to the City Police Station where a breath analysis was conducted, returning a blood alcohol reading of 0.133.
The man was issued with an Immediate Suspension Notice and will be summonsed to face court at a later date where he will be charged with drink driving, driving unlicensed and driving a vehicle with an overhanging load. If convicted, the man will be a repeat drink driving offender.