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A 40-year-old Northern Rivers man faces multiple charges after allegedly drink-driving a lawnmower on Saturday night.

Tweed/Byron Police District officers reportedly stopped the man at the intersection of Shearer Court and Australia Drive, Terranora, about 7.45pm.

After the man tested positive to a roadside breath test, police took him back to Tweed Heads police station where a second breath analysis returned a reading of 0.243.

He’s received a Future Court Attendance Notice for high-range PCA (second offence), driving with an interlock device not functioning/circumvented, and using an unregistered class-A motor vehicle on road.

He’s due to appear at Tweed Heads Local Court on Monday 2 May 2022.


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2 COMMENTS

  1. My previous slum/landlord does this with impunity -except he’s barely hanging onto a tractor – with kids running around and everything…
    But hey ho apparently that’s the price we pay for “freedom” in this quaint little shire.

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