PO­LICE BRIEFS

Drunk breaks breath­a­lyzer

South Waikato News - - NEWS -

Po­lice dealt with a 45-year-old man in Ati­a­muri who was drink driv­ing. The man blew an ex­cess of 1000 mil­ligrams of al­co­hol per litre of breath. Toko­roa se­nior sergeant Graeme Hill said he opted for a blood test but pro­ceeded to dam­age the breath­a­lyzer. He was con­victed of crim­i­nal dam­age and was or­dered to pay $8000 in dam­ages.

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