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August 2, 2021

Cars burn as police fiddle with saliva drug tests

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Further to your story on the five cars that were torched in Byron Bay at the weekend.

Obviously the question arises how the police can stop the torching of cars given their full time commitment to sniffer dogs, false spit tests and enforcing minutia in Mullum.

Glad I am in Darwin.
Ron Priestley, Alawa, Northern Territory

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