Drink driver

Whitsunday Times - - NEWS -

A HYDEAWAY Bay man who was caught drink­ing al­co­hol while he was driv­ing has been fined $700 and been dis­qual­i­fied from driv­ing. Jareth Noah Cor­ben, 39, pleaded guilty in Proser­pine Mag­is­trates Court last week to driv­ing over the gen­eral al­co­hol limit but not over the mid­dle al­co­hol limit and drink­ing liquor while driv­ing. Pros­e­cu­tor Robert Beamish told the court Cor­ben recorded a blood al­co­hol con­cen­tra­tion read­ing of 0.063 when he was stopped by po­lice on Hydeaway Dr at Cape Glouces­ter at 6.24pm on Oc­to­ber 24. Cor­ben ad­mit­ted he had drunk four stub­bies of beer af­ter he fin­ished work in Can­non­vale and was drink­ing a beer while he was driv­ing.

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