More arrested for drink driving

A DRINK-DRIVER was more than three times over the limit when she drove in Coffs Harbour, police allege.

The woman, 38, allegedly told police she had consumed beer over a 14-hour period.

Police breath-tested her on Hogbin Drive at 4am on Thursday.

She was arrested after a positive reading and taken to Coffs Harbour Police Station, where a breath analysis returned a reading of .165.

Police further discovered she was disqualified from driving until 2012.

She was charged with high-range drink-driving and driving while disqualified and will appear in Coffs Harbour Local Court.

A man will face court for allegedly drink-driving on the same road at 8.50am on Thursday.

The 43-year-old was arrested after a positive breath test and returned a mid-range breath analysis of .080.

In other news, a Korora man was charged with drink-driving after an accident at Moonee on Wednesday night. Police were called to Moonee Beach Shopping Centre at 7.30pm when the man lost control of his car and hit a gutter.

He was breath-tested at the scene and arrested after a positive reading.

His subsequent breath analysis returned .070, a low-range reading.

• POLICE need help tracking down a stolen car. Thieves broke into the grey 1992 Toyota Landcruiser, reg BC 78 ZI on Wednesday when it was parked at Jordan Esplanade in Coffs Harbour.

Contact Coffs Harbour police on 6652 0299 if you have any information.



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