Eastwood Local Area Command
HIGH RANGE DRINK DRIVING ARREST
About 10pm on Sunday 6 December 2009, Police were patrolling the vicinity of First Avenue, Eastwood in an unmarked vehicle. A vehicle driven by a 24 year old male from Denistone was then seen to overtake the Police vehicle and one of the passengers gestured to Police.
The vehicle was stopped in East Parade where the driver was subjected to a roadside breath test which proved positive. The driver was arrested and taken to Eastwood Police Station for the purpose of undergoing a breath analysis which provided a reading of 0.22.
The man had his driver’s licence suspended immediately. The driver was given a court attendance notice for driving with the high range prescribed concentration of alcohol. He will appear at Ryde Local Court on the 6 January 2010.
If anyone has information or witnessed this offence, please call Eastwood Police Station on 9858 9299 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.