Woman busted allegedly 4x legal alcohol limit after child flags down police

A terrified child in the passenger seat of a car, which was allegedly being driven by a woman under the influence of alcohol, has managed to flag down police.

It happened just after 5.00pm yesterday, when officers were conducting stationary speed-enforcement duties on Kosciuszko Road at Coolringdon, about 12km west of Cooma.

It’s understood officers noticed a 13-year-old female passenger in a Hyundai Tucson SUV waving at them.


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“Police will allege in court that the girl told officers the driver, a 38-year-old woman, had been driving dangerously and was under the influence of alcohol,” NSW police said.

The woman underwent a roadside breath test which allegedly returned a positive result.

She was arrested and taken to Cooma Police Station, where she underwent a breath analysis test that returned an alleged reading of 0.210, which is four times the legal limit.

The woman was charged with drive with high-range PCA and is due to appear before Cooma Local Court on Wednesday 5 August.

Her licence was also suspended and confiscated, while police say a child-at-risk notification has also been made.

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why in hell are police and other holding a long debate about the kingscliff shark instead of hunting it and killing the monster.

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It’s a protective species
He was surfing in sharks waters