A 36-year-old Fraser man will face court later this month after being caught drink-driving twice last night (Thursday, November 10).
Around 10pm, the man was stopped by a Tuggeranong Patrol conducting random breath testing on Drakeford Drive in Isabella Plains. He returned a positive roadside screening, and was taken to Tuggeranong Police Station where he returned an Alcohol Content (AC) reading of 0.086.
Police informed the man he would be summonsed for this drink-driving offence, and he was released.
Around 11.50pm, a Gungahlin Patrol caught the man speeding at 120km/h along Ellenborough Street in Kaleen, a 60km/h zone. The man undertook a roadside breathing test, which returned a positive result. He was taken to Belconnen Police Station, where he returned an Alcohol Content (AC) reading of 0.052.
The man was taken to the ACT Watch House, where he was charged with speeding and drink-driving. He will face the ACT Magistrates Court on November 22.
Last week (31 October to 7 November), ACT Policing caught 32 drink drivers, 11 of whom had a zero limit restriction on their licence. Police will continue to target drink-driving until the end of the year.