Police officer allegedly busted three times over the alcohol limit

A serving police officer has been charged with high range drink driving after he allegedly blew three times over the limit.

The 55-year-old was pulled over on Lanyon Drive in Queanbeyan just before 2.30am on Wednesday.

He was spoken to by police and underwent a random breath test which allegedly returned a positive result.


The man, who is a sergeant from a separate command in the Southern Region, was arrested and taken to Queanbeyan Police Station were he underwent a breath analysis and allegedly returned a positive result of 0.173.

He was charged with high range PCA and is due to appear at Queanbeyan Local Court on Monday 30 July.

Shanee is a full-time Digital Journalist and Social Media Content Producer. In 2014, Shanee graduated from Griffith University’s Gold Coast Campus with a Bachelor of Communications majoring in Journalism, Public Relations and Marketing. Since joining 1029 Hot Tomato, Shanee has been keeping you up to date with breaking news and everything Gold Coast on myGC. Shanee also writes and photographs for Peony & Page, a personal home, style and travel blog & Instagram alias she founded in 2015.

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