More caught over the limit
OPERATION Drink Drive has descended on the Coffs Coast with spectacular results.
The high-visibility police blitz, a concerted campaign to reduce our road toll, began on Friday night and continues next weekend.
A Sydney man was charged with mid-range drink-driving after he was stopped for a breath test on Park Beach Road in Coffs Harbour early on Sunday.
Police pulled over the westbound Lexus, driven by the 49-year-old Ryde man, near the Phillip Street intersection at 1.10am.
He was arrested after a positive breath test and taken to Coffs Harbour Police Station, where his breath analysis returned a reading of .083.
A 23-year-old P-plater was also charged with drink-driving after a positive breath test in Harbour Drive, Coffs Harbour, at 1.40am on Saturday.
The man, who had been driving east, returned a breath analysis of .039. P-platers are restricted to a zero alcohol reading.
A woman, 24, was charged with drink-driving after she failed a breath-test on the Pacific Highway at Sandy Beach at 8.30am on Sunday.
The P-plater, who had her two-year-old daughter with her, was arrested at the scene and taken to Woolgoolga Police Station, where she returned a reading of .041.
She was further charged with not displaying her P plates.
A Woolgoolga man, 23, was charged with mid-range drink-driving after a breath-test in Woolgoolga’s Featherstone Drive at 12.40am on Saturday.
He was taken to Woolgoolga Police Station and his breath analysis returned a reading of .143.
He was also charged with driving while unlicensed and cannabis possession.