13 busted for DUI

Port Douglas & Mossman Gazette - - NEWS -

PO­LICE busted 13 drunk driv­ers over the first week­end of Car­ni­vale with the vast ma­jor­ity lo­cals. Two Cairns mo­torists were also charged for driv­ing with an un­spec­i­fied drug in their sys­tem with the Cairns Traf­fic Branch util­is­ing the drug de­tec­tion unit. Out of the 13 drinkdrivers, nine were from the Dou­glas re­gion in­clud­ing a 24-year-old Port Dou­glas man who blew .185 and a 49-year-old Port Dou­glas man who blew .159. A 22-year-old West Aus­tralian woman blew the high­est read­ing of .186. Po­lice have re­minded mo­torists they will be out in force again dur­ing the sec­ond week of Car­ni­vale.

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