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Two male drivers were arrested in Tweed on Sunday (December 16), one for being four times over the alcohol limit and the other for driving on an expired licence.

About 12.02am, police were attending another incident in Seaview Street, Kingscliff, when they saw a vehicle mounting the gutter and driving erratically.

Police then followed the vehicle and stopped it a short distance away.

After the driver returned a positive roadside breath test, he arrested and taken to Kingscliff Police Station where he returned a reading of 0.256.

He admitted to drinking 12 full strength VB beers before attempting to drive the vehicle.   The male was charged with high range PCA, his licence was suspended. The male will appear at Tweed Heads Local Court 04/02/19.

About 11.14am, police stopped a vehicle on Kennedy Drive, Tweed Heads, after the registration plates did not match the vehicle.

They spoke to the male driver who handed them an expired QLD drivers licence.

Police conducted checks that revealed that the vehicle had an expired registration and driver was disqualified from driving.

Police had suspicions about the driver and conducted a search of vehicle, which they say contained property from Palm Beach in QLD, which had previously been reported stolen. The driver was arrested and taken to Tweed Heads Police Station, where he was charged He will appear at Tweed Heads Local Court on February 2, 2019.

 


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