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Eastwood Local Area Command

Teenager Arrested Twice In Two Days For Alleged Drink-Driving

Police have arrested and charged a Sydney “P-Plater” twice in two days for alleged drink-driving offences.

Around 3.30 am today, Police from the Eastwood Local Area Command were on patrol in High Street, Epping, when they pulled over a white 1993 Toyota Camry, allegedly exceeding the speed limit.

The 19-year-old driver from Epping was submitted to a roadside breath-test and taken to the Eastwood Police Station where he allegedly returned a blood-alcohol reading of 0.07.

Checks by officers revealed the same driver was stopped two days earlier on Pennant Hills Road at Pennant Hills.

At 1 am on Thursday 28 January, the teen was arrested and conveyed to the Eastwood Police Station where he allegedly returned a blood-alcohol reading of 0.06.

The 19-year-old was charged with:

  • Two counts of drive with low range PCA,
  • One count of custody of a knife in a public place,
  • One count of negligent driving
  • One count of not comply with P2 licence conditions (not display P plate).

The man was granted Police bail on the condition he does not occupy the driver’s seat of a motor vehicle prior to his appearance in the North Sydney Local Court on 25 February.

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