P-plater drove while drunk
A MERRIWA P-plater was driving drunk and did not have his probationary plates showing when police stopped his vehicle in Clarkson. Emanuel Mabior Matur Mayuen did not appear in Joondalup Magistrates Court on June 29 when he was convicted of driving with a blood alcohol content (BAC) exceeding 0.08. Mayuen was found to have a BAC of 0.089 when officers tested him on May 6. Magistrate Deen Potter fined him $500 for drink-driving, $100 for not showing his Pplates and suspended his licence for six months.