Gold Coast woman caught driving with six times the legal amount of alcohol in her blood: police

A GOLD Coast woman has been charged with high-range drink-driving following an incident at Paradise Point.

Members of the public raised the alarm around midday on Wednesday after spotting the woman driving erratically.

The 45-year-old was arrested after allegedly failing a roadside breath test and was taken to Runaway Bay Police Station where she was subjected to a secondary test.


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In a statement, police said the woman allegedly failed the second test and returned a breath alcohol concentration of .308% – more than six times the legal limit.

The local Paradise Point woman has since been charged with one count of high-range drink-driving and will appear in Southport Magistrates Court on May 15.

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

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

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