Drink driver blows 0.148

A drink driver was detected at Arno Bay with nearly three times the legal blood alcohol limit on Tuesday.

Just after 9pm, police stopped a Mitsubishi utility on Tel El Kebir Terrace, Arno Bay for a mobile driver test.

The driver, a 39-year-old man from Cowell, recorded a blood alcohol reading of 0.148.

He was reported for drink driving and issued with a six month instant loss of licence.

He will be summonsed to appear in court at a later date.