4 driv­ers caught over the le­gal limit

Whitsunday Times - - LOCAL NEWS -

PROSER­PINE Po­lice have caught two drink-driv­ers in the past week and Whit­sun­day Po­lice have caught an­other two.

A 17-year-old Proser­pine man was caught driv­ing at more than four times the le­gal limit on Main Street, Proser­pine.

The man blew 0.203 and was also charged for be­ing an un­ac­com­pa­nied learner. A 28year-old Mackay man was ar­rested for drink-div­ing with a read­ing of 0.160, af­ter po­lice found him walk­ing drunk along Con­way Road. In­vesti- gations showed the man had taken a friend’s car for a joyride, un­known to the friends he was stay­ing with.

A 29-year-old Wood­wark man re­turned a read­ing of 0.16 af­ter he was caught on Paluma Road, Wood­wark on April 12 at 9.50pm.

The man’s white Holden Rodeo was also found to be un­reg­is­tered and unin­sured.

A 19-year-old Cannonvale man was caught driv­ing with a read­ing of 0.09 on Is­land Drive, Cannonvale, at 1.36am on April 12. He was also driv­ing while disqual­i­fied.

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