Driver allegedly six-times over the limit nabbed in citizen’s arrest

RESIDENTS of a Sydney suburb have carried out a citizen’s arrest on a driver who later allegedly blew more than six-times over the legal limit.

Police say, about 3:50pm on Friday, the 46-year-old man attempted to park a Nissan Navara sedan on Merriville Road in Kellyville Ridge and blocked an entrance to a round-a-bout.

Concerned by his actions and behaviour, residents detained the man and called police.


ARTICLE CONTINUES AFTER THIS ADVERTISEMENT


Officers from Quakers Hill Police Area Command attended, and the man returned a positive reading to a roadside breath test.

He was arrested and taken to Riverstone Police Station where he underwent a breath analysis and returned an alleged reading of 0.378.

His driver’s licence was suspended and the Budgewoi local was issued a Court Attendance Notice for 11 March 2019.

If you have information for Police, please contact NSW Police on 131 444 or provide information using their online form 24 hours per day. 

You can report also information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers by calling 1800 333 000 or via nsw.crimestoppers.com.au 24 hours per day. Crime Stoppers is a registered charity and community volunteer organisation.

Subscribe
Notify of
0 Comments
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments