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Police have arrested a drunk driver after spotting him doing burnouts at a road works site at Chinderah in the early hours of yesterday morning.

About 3.30am Sunday (September25), Murwillumbah police on a routine patrol saw the 30-year-old Coolangatta man, who was driving a Toyota Hilux ute on a road works site on Tweed Valley Way near the M1, doing burnouts that were creating a dust cloud.

The man was arrested and taken to Murwillumbah police station, where he blew a blood alcohol reading of 0.195, which is a high range PCA (drink driving) offence.

The man had his licence suspended, and was issued a Court Attendance Notice to appear at Murwillumbah Local Court on Tuesday, October 25.


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