A 22-year-old Ngunnawal man – who, police say, was within the driver’s seat however claims he was not driving – was caught drink-driving twice in slightly greater than three hours.
On Saturday (December 10) at about 2.05am police noticed a black BMW323i speed up away from them, on Gundaroo Drive, Nicholls.
The BMW is reported to have modified lanes a number of instances with out indicating, and at last stopped in a carpark close to Gungahlin Drive.
Police say the person, who was within the driver’s seat, claimed he was not driving and initially refused to supply police together with his particulars.
Police checks revealed the person’s licence was suspended in March, which means he was topic to a zero blood alcohol content material (BAC) restrict, and that he was additionally the topic of a very good behaviour order.
A breath check at Gungahlin Police Station revealed a optimistic BAC of 0.135.
He was issued an Speedy Suspension Discover, suspending his licence for 90 days.
At about 5.10am, police noticed the identical black BMW flip from Gundaroo Drive into Gungahlin Drive with out indicating. Stopped in Ngunnawal, the person returned one other optimistic BAC of 0.081 on the Gungahlin Police Station.
He has been charged with two counts of drink driving, aggravated reckless driving, failing to adjust to police to provide private info, driving whereas suspended and breach of a very good behaviour order.
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Ian Meikle, editor