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Drink drivers caught, Moranbah

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Two driver have been caught allegdly under the influence of alchol while behind the wheel.

Police will allege that at 12.48am on July 7, they were conducting patrols of Moranbah Access Road, Moranbah when they intercepted a vehicle being driven by a 19-year-old Moranbah man.

At this time, police required the man to provide a specimen of breath for a roadside breath test (RBT) which allegedly provided a positive result.

The man was thereafter taken to the Breath Analysing Section at Moranbah Police Station where a further test was conducted and the man allegedly provided a positive reading of 0.113 per cent blood alcohol concentration.

The man will appear in the Moranbah Magistrates Court on July 30, in relation to the drink driving offence and his licence was immediately suspended until court.


Police will further allege that at 8.14pm, they were conducting patrols of Bacon Lane, Moranbah when they intercepted a vehicle being driven by a 46-year-old Mount Coolum man.

At this time, police required the man to provide a specimen of breath for an RBT which allegedly provided a positive result.

The man was thereafter taken to the Breath Analysing Section at Moranbah Police Station where a further test was conducted and the man allegedly provided a positive reading of 0.078 per cent BAC.

The man will appear in the Moranbah Magistrates Court on August 20, in relation to the drink driving offence and his licence was immediately suspended.