Woman caught driving drunk was almost nine times over the limit, police say

A NEW South Wales woman has been charged with high range drink driving after she was allegedly caught behind the wheel of a car while almost nine times over the limit.

The woman was intercepted by police at Willoughby, on Sydney’s North Shore, shortly after midday on Friday.

Officers approached the woman who was sitting in a car at the intersection of Mowbray and Marlborough roads around 12.35pm and subjected her to a roadside breath test, which she allegedly failed.


She was subsequently arrested and taken to Chatswood Police Station where she underwent a second breath analysis which returned an official reading of 0.445.

The 42-year-old woman was charged with high range PCA and had her licence suspended on the spot.

She will front Hornsby Local Court on Thursday, December 14.

Jaydan is a Digital News Producer at myGC.com.au. He was appointed Managing Editor of the Junee Southern Cross newspaper at the age of 17 and has since held positions in a number of newsrooms in New South Wales and Queensland. Jaydan joined the Hot Tomato Broadcasting Company in 2013 and has been keeping the Gold Coast up to date with the latest local, national and international news online at myGC.com.au ever since. With almost ten years’ experience in both print and digital media Jaydan is committed to providing the best coverage during major news and weather events.

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