Cop catches man chugging alcohol while driving

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A MAN was pulled over in Phillip yesterday (March 5) after a police officer saw him drinking from a large brown bottle while driving. 

The 40-year-old man was arrested at about 4.30pm and charged with consuming alcohol as a driver or driver trainer, driving with a suspended licence and he was given a first instant warrant.

He will face the ACT Magistrate’s Court this morning (March 6).

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