A 30-year-old man arrested for driving whereas disqualified grew to become the two hundredth apprehension by Operation Toric  since August 1.  

The person appeared within the ACT Magistrates Court docket in relation to a separate cost of driving whereas disqualified, in addition to different costs in November. He was subsequently disqualified from holding or acquiring a driver’s licence for 12 months.

He appeared once more earlier than the ACT Magistrates Court docket yesterday (February 7) the place he entered right into a continuation of bail circumstances, which included not utilizing unlawful medication, together with hashish.

At about 12.05pm police noticed the person driving a silver Mercedes CLA200 on Petrie Road in Civic. He was arrested within the Canberra Centre a short while later. A drug screening check, returned a optimistic outcome, inserting him in breach of his bail circumstances that had been continued that morning.

The person confronted the ACT Magistrates Court docket for a second time yesterday afternoon on costs of driving whereas disqualified and breach of bail.

He had additionally beforehand been arrested on January 23, for driving whereas disqualified and drug driving.

Insp Shane Scott stated: “But once more now we have seen a beforehand apprehended particular person ignore courtroom imposed disqualification and bail circumstances. To take action places themselves and different roads customers in danger.

“Offenders proceed to play Russian roulette with the ACT public by placing themselves above all different highway customers when driving whereas not permitted by the courtroom.

“The purpose of Operation Toric is to curb recidivist behaviours of these illegally utilizing autos – and we might be relentless in our efforts to take action.”

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Ian Meikle, editor