A MAN was arrested at Byron Bay after doing a burn-out down the road from Byron Bay police station early Sunday morning.
About 12.10am, a 24-year-old from The Channon was driving a silver Ford Falcon along Butler St, in the direction of Byron Bay Police Station.
Police will allege he did a burn out around the roundabout near the police station and continued to drive in a dangerous manner into the Byron Bay CBD.
The man crashed his car into a tree near the Jonson Street roundabout.
Passengers ran from the scene but the driver was apprehended by members of the public.
Police arrested and searched the man, finding a small amount of cannabis.
At Byron Bay Police Station the man produced a high range reading of .152.
The man was issued a court attendance notice for the drink driving offence, and possession of the prohibited drug.
He will attend Byron Bay Local Court on the 17th of August.