Drug driving blitz
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.