Brisbane Water Highway Patrol
P-Plater Faces Court After Returning Blood Alcohol Reading Of 0.240 – Erina
A provisional licence holder will face court in March after being stopped for drink driving on the Central Coast.
About 5.30 pm yesterday, Brisbane Water Highway Patrol was patrolling Barralong Road at Erina as a part of Operation Safe Return.
During of their patrols, they allegedly saw a blue Holden Commodore crossing to the incorrect side of the roadway on several occasions.
The car was stopped in Aston Road and the driver was given a roadside breath test. The test was positive and the 19-year-old Springfield man was arrested and taken to Gosford Police Station.
Police will allege a subsequent breath analysis returned a reading of 0.240. The man’s provisional licence was suspended on the spot. The 19-year-old was issued with a court attendance notice for the offence of high range drink driving.
The teenager will appear in Gosford Local Court on 23 March 2010.