Drug driv­ing blitz

Whitsunday Times - - LOCAL NEWS -

WHIT­SUN­DAY Wa­ter po­lice charged sev­eral ves­sel op­er­a­tors af­ter set­ting up a drug test­ing unit on the wa­ter last week. With the co-op­er­a­tion of units from Yep­poon and Whit­sun­day, po­lice in­ter­cepted sev­eral skip­pers who pro­duced pos­i­tive drug tests near Abell Point Ma­rina. On Au­gust 8, three driv­ers were charged and their li­cense was sus­pended for 24 hours.

A fur­ther four driv­ers re­turned pos­i­tive tests on Au­gust 9.

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