Unlicenced drink driver stopped in Whyalla Stuart

July 20, 2023 1:41 pm in by
Photo: SAPOL Eyre & Western

Police detected a high range drink driver yesterday afternoon in Whyalla Stuart.

Authorities stopped the 34-year-old man on Mcdouall Stuart Avenue around 2:30pm, and checks on his vehicle revealed it was unregistered and uninsured.

Further investigation revealed the man had never held a licence and the vehicle had numerous defects including a broken driver’s seat and inoperable seatbelts.

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The man also recorded a blood alcohol reading of 0.290.

He was reported for drink driving, driving unlicensed and unregistered, and for a passenger not wearing a seatbelt.

He will appear in court at a later date.