About 4.45pm on Saturday 22/10/11 a 27 year old male was stopped by Police from the Ulladulla Highway Patrol in Bawley Point after he was detected travelling over the speed limit. Police stopped the motorist who was not wearing a seatbelt. When spoken to by police they could smell intoxicating liquor on his breath. He was subjected to a roadside breath test which returned a positive reading. The male was arrested and conveyed to the Ulladulla Police Station where police made observations of his intoxication. As a result of those observations the driver was charged with the offences of Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol, Exceeding the Speed Limit and Not Wearing a Seat Belt. He was served with legal process to appear in the Milton Local Court for the offences.
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A 90-year-old woman will face court next month after she was allegedly caught driving under the influence of alcohol in Batemans Bay last night.
About 10.15pm (Friday 16 September 2011), police were conducting stationary roadside breath testing on the Princes Highway at Batemans Bay.
It is alleged that as police directed the woman’s car into the breath testing site, she had difficulty manoeuvring her vehicle and almost hit two police officers.
The woman was subjected to a roadside breath test which gave a positive reading of 0.230.
She was arrested and taken to Batemans Bay Police Station for a breath analysis; however she was unable to provide a sample after three attempts.
The woman was charged with failing to supply breath analysis and driving under the influence.
She is due to appear in Moruya Local Court on the 7th October, 2011.
Further to the charges, police will prepare a report for the Roads and Traffic Authority (RTA) questioning the fitness of the woman to hold a NSW Driver’s Licence.
For the second week in a row Shoalhaven Police are noticing an increase in Alcohol Related Driving Offences within the Command. Examples of this reckless behaviour by motorists include.
About 3.20pm on Friday 5/8/11 a 56 year old Ulladulla woman attended the Ulladulla Police Station to make a report to Police about another matter. Officers noted alcohol on her breath at the time she was in the station, but were surprised to see her conclude her business then leave the station and drive off in a motor vehicle. She was followed and stopped a short distance away where a breath test proved positive. The woman was placed under arrest and returned to the Ulladulla Station where a breath analysis recording a reading of 0.090. The woman will appear in the Milton Local Court on 1/9/11 to answer a charge of Drive with Mid Range Prescribed Concentration of Alcohol. Her license has also been suspended.
Around the same time that day another 52 year old Ulladulla woman was very fortunate after she was stopped for RBT on the Princes Hwy at Ulladulla. The woman returned a positive breath test and was arrested and taken to the Ulladulla station. A subsequent breath analysis revealed a reading of 0.046 which is just under her 0.050 limit being a full license holder. The woman was then released without charge.
Source: Nowra Police
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