Driver caught three times over the limit in Young

Driver caught three times over the limit in Young

Two drivers were caught drink driving and another with a disqualified driver's licence over the long weekend.

A 20-year-old female from Young was caught more than three times over the legal limit in the early hours of Saturday morning.

About 12.30am, police stopped a green Mitsubishi on William Street, Young for the purpose of random breath test. The woman returned a positive result and was arrested and taken to Young Police Station for a breath analysis.

She allegedly registered a high range reading of .161. The driver was issued a court attendance notice and was suspended from driving.

A disqualified driver from Cowra was stopped by Young Highway Patrol on the Lachlan Valley Way at Morongla on Sunday, October 4 about 12.15pm. The 59-year-old man, who was driving a black Holden, produced a negative result to a breath test however inquiries revealed his licence was disqualified. He will attend Cowra Local Court in November.

A 26-year-old man from Young was caught driving with a low-range blood alcohol level on Sunday afternoon. About 3.30pm, police stopped a green Mitsubishi on Dwyer Road, Young.

The driver failed the breath test and was taken to Young Police Station where he registered a low-range reading of .054. He was fined and suspended from driving for three months.

In addition, across the long weekend, Young Highway Patrol issued 43 speeding infringements and 33 other infringements.

Meanwhile, a 21-year-old male from Young has been charged with multiple offences. About 2.30am, a police officer at Young Police Station heard loud banging sounds coming from Cloete Street. Police went outside and found a man hiding behind a shrub.

The male allegedly became aggressive after failing to comply to move on. He allegedly threw a bottle which a struck an officer in the leg.

He was arrested and searched. Police found a 13cm knife in his possession. He was charged with custody of knife in public, assault police, and continued intoxicated behaviour after move on direction given.