Unlicensed, under age, unacceptable
BIGGENDEN police are investigating an alarming number of unlicensed and underaged drivers on public roads in the area.
Senior Constable Mark Bradley said at least two of the incidences had resulted in crashes.
“Parents are urged to educate their children regarding the dangerous consequences of such actions,” Snr Const Bradley said.
“The last thing police or anyone else wants is for death messages to be delivered as a result of this behaviour.”
In other police news a 20-year-old Biggenden male will face Maryborough Magistrates Court on November 19 after he was arrested driving on Mount Woowoonga Rd, Biggenden at 11.30pm on Friday.
The male had a disqualified drivers licence and reportedly returned a roadside breath alcohol reading almost double the legal limit.
A 43-year-old Biggenden male will also face court after being charged for behaving in a disorderly manner in Victoria St just after midnight on Friday.
The male allegedly urinated on the side of a building and then began ripping plants out of planter boxes on Victoria St.
He will face the Maryborough Magistrates Court on November 18 charged with public nuisance.
In a another alcoholrelated incident a 37-year-old Biggenden male will face court charged with contravening a direction of police and being drunk on a licensed premises. Snr Const Bradley said police had a zero-tolerance policy when it came to disorderly and anti-social behaviour.