A 45-year-old Red Hill man, holding a disqualified licence, has been caught drink-driving for the sixth time.
Around 11.30am yesterday (Thursday, 12 December), police were conducting mobile patrols in Red Hill when they were flagged down by a motorist who notified them of a white utility swerving and driving recklessly near the Red Hill shops.
Police located the vehicle and approached the driver, who underwent a roadside breath test.
The driver returned a positive screening test for alcohol and was taken to Woden Police Station where he undertook a breath analysis returning an Alcohol Concentration reading of 0.267.
The man had a disqualified licence and was a Special Driver, making him subject to a Blood Alcohol Concentration limit of 0.00.
He has been convicted five times for previous drink-driving offences, the most recent being in September this year.
Due to his level of intoxication and disqualified licence, the man was arrested and transported to the ACT Watch House.
He will appear in the ACT Magistrates Court this morning.
[Courtesy ACT Policing]