8 drink drivers caught, now police are 'out in force'

DESPITE pleas from police, people on the Northern Rivers still drive intoxicated.

Senior Constable David Henderson from Richmond Local Area Command said eight drivers had been caught drink driving over the weekend.

The following people were arrested:

  • A 19 year old Alstonvale man on his P's for Mid Range drink driving at Lennox Head
  • A 42 year old Evans Head man for Mid Range drink driving at Evans Head
  • A 21 year old Wollongbar man for Mid Range drink driving at Wollongbar
  • A 26 year old Lismore man for Mid Range drink driving and Drive Whilst Suspended in Lismore
  • A 23 year old Cumbulam man for Mid Range drink driving in Lismore
  • A 28 year old Goonellabah man for Low Range drink driving (2nd offence) and exceed speed by 30km/h in Lismore
  • A 19 year old Casino woman for High Range drink driving and Negligent Driving
  • A 20 year old Lismore man for Novice Range drink driving in Lismore.

Police will be out in force over the Christmas period carrying out alcohol and drug tests.



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