Source: State of Victoria Police
Wednesday, 11 November 2020 17:40
Police from Latrobe Highway Patrol detected a driver more than six times the legal blood alcohol limit in Morwell yesterday evening.
Officers were conducting a static patrol when they observed a Holden Barina with its hazard lights on travelling at low speed on Princess Drive just before 6.15pm on 11 November.
The car, with two men onboard, pulled over for a short period before it began to bunny hop up the road.
Police intercepted the car a short time later and conducted a roadside breath test.
The 36-year-old driver, who was an unlicensed learner, returned a reading of .304
Matters only got worse for the Traralgon man when checks revealed he was wanted on an outstanding warrant relating to a previous drink driving matter in February this year.
He was taken into custody by police and his car was immediately impounded at a cost of $1005.
It is expected he will be charged in summons with drink driving related offences.
Senior Constable Alistair Parsons