Palmerston driver blows shocking alcohol test

November 8, 2022 7:46 am in by

Northern Territory Police have charged a 51-year old man with drink driving in Palmerston.

Shortly after 3am Tuesday 8 November 2022, Palmerston General Duties officers were conducting road safety policing duties in the vicinity of Gateway Shopping Centre, where there stopped a vehicle travelling along Toupien Road, Yarrawonga.

The driver undertook a roadside breath test, which returned a positive reading. He was arrested and conveyed to the Palmerston Police Station Watch House for further breath analysis returning a reading of .209% BrAC.

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He has been charged with:

·         Drive high range

As a result of the charge his licence was disqualified by police, the man will face Darwin Local Court at a later date.