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8 July, 2021

Drink Driver nabbed at Sarina

Police have apprehended a 39-year-old man after he was caught drink driving on the Bruce Highway at Sarina.

A 39-year-old Sunshine Coast man has been caught by police for allegedly drink driving at about 12am on July 7, on the Bruce Highway, Sarina.

It is alleged that police received complaints from motorists regarding the manner of driving of a Hyundai Santa Fe which was travelling southbound on the Bruce Highway.

Officers found the vehicle and stopped the driver to speak about his manner of driving and to conduct a roadside breath test.

Following the test, the driver was detained and taken to Sarina Police Station for a further breath analysis.

It is alleged that the man’s breath analysis was .192 per cent (almost four times the legal limit).

He was arrested and charged by police with driving under the influence of liquor, driving without due care and attention and failing to comply with duties of a driver involved in a traffic crash (supplying personal details to owner of property damaged).

He will appear in the Sarina Magistrates Court on August 9, to have the charges heard.

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