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Whyalla Drivers Caught Out

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Four people have been caught drink and drug driving during a recent five-day blitz by Whyalla Highway patrols.  

Last Tuesday police stopped a 53-year-old Whyalla Stuart man who returned a positive result for methamphetamine.

On Friday a 47-year-old woman from Whyalla Norrie returned a positive result for methamphetamine.

Just after 5pm on the same day a 45-year-old Whyalla Stuart woman, also tested positive to cannabis.

All three drivers had their vehicles impounded for 28 days, with further sample analysis pending.  

Also on Friday, a 64-year-old man from Gladstone returned a positive alcohol reading of 0.120.  

The man was issued with an instant licence disqualification for a period of six months and his car was impounded for 28 days.  He will be summonsed to appear in court at a later date.

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