THE driver of a blue Ford Laser, with registration that had expired in April, was stopped by police for driving erratically on Gungahlin Drive, Gungahlin about 5.10pm on Christmas Day.
A licence verify revealed the 37-year-old Hughes man had been disqualified since 2007. He was arrested and charged with driving whereas disqualified, driving below the affect, utilizing an unregistered car, utilizing an uninsured car and breach of fine behaviour obligations.
He was however one in all a parade of individuals charged over the vacation weekend.
- On Christmas morning at about 8 o’clock, police detected a crimson Toyota being pushed by a 33-year-old Coombs man at 116km/h on Belconnen Manner, Aranda, which has an 80km/h restrict. The person was fined $700 nice and given eight demerit factors.
At 9.15, a 49-year-old Throsby man, driving a black Jeep Grand Cherokee, was stopped by police on Majura Parkway, Majura. He recorded a blood alcohol studying of 0.171, which is greater than thrice the authorized 0.05 restrict. Police immediately suspended his ACT heavy car driving licence for 90 days and he can be summonsed to attend the ACT Magistrates Courtroom subsequent yr.
- Additionally on Christmas morning, police performed 235 breath assessments and 4 drug assessments on Oaks Property Highway, Majura. police report that one driver, a 38-year-old Karabar (NSW) man, returned a constructive drug outcome. He was taken into custody as he additionally had an excellent ACT arrest warrant and is charged with drug driving and driving whereas suspended.
- At about 1.50pm, police stopped a gray Mazda detected at 131km/h within the 80km/h zone on Horse Park Drive, Kenny. The 32-year-old lady driving the Mazda produced a Tongan licence and instructed police she was working late for work. She was fined $1841 will accrue 12 demerit factors, which is able to take away her proper to drive in Australia for 3 months.
- Then at 3.30pm within the 80km/h zone on the Barton Freeway, Kaleen, police clocked a black Volkswagen Golf with expired registration travelling at 107km/h. The motive force, a 20-year-old Fraser man, produced an expired probationary driving licence. Police say he was fined $2794, and won’t be able to resume his licence, as it is going to be suspended for 3 months.
- And on Christmas Eve, at about 12.50pm police patrolling Bindubi Avenue, Cook dinner, detected an orange Honda CBR bike travelling at 125km/h, 45km/h quicker than the posted pace restrict. When stopped, the rider, a 19-year-old Aranda man, produced a learner’s licence, regardless of there not being an L-plate displayed on the motorbike. He additionally returned a constructive outcome for a prescribed drug. Past that, police say the motorbike just isn’t listed on the ACT Highway Transport Authority’s record of accredited bikes for learner riders. The person will face courtroom in January.
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Ian Meikle, editor