Fleurieu Peninsula police pick up series of traffic offences over past few days

Two men have lost their licence after being caught drink driving along Strathalbyn Road. Photo: File.
Two men have lost their licence after being caught drink driving along Strathalbyn Road. Photo: File.

On Tuesday, June 11, police stopped a South Brighton man on Flagstaff Hill Rd, Middleton, for a severe breach of a heavy load.

The man did not have a permit to carry the load and was immediately reported for the offence.

On Thursday, June 13, a 47-year-old Ascot Park man was stopped in relation to drug driving on Long Valley Rd, Strathalbyn at 12.45am.

The man returned a positive result for methamphetamine, and was conveyed to hospital for a blood test.

Police are currently waiting on Forensic Services results before the man be reported at a later date.

A 46-year-old Willunga man recorded a blood alcohol reading of 0.153 when he was pulled over on Strathalbyn Road at Macclesfield after midnight on Saturday, June 15.

With a reading over three times the legal limit, he was reported for drink driving and will appear in court.

He was issued with a lost his licence instantly for 12 months and his car was impounded.

Police then stopped a 57-year-old Crafers man on Strathalbyn Road at Crafers on Sunday, June 16, for his manner of driving.

He recorded a blood alcohol reading of 0.104 and was reported for drink driving.

Police issued him with a six month loss of licence and he is due to face court.

Police also arrested a 27-year-old Ashbourne man on Sunday afternoon after he was caught driving while disqualified on Wattle Flat Road, Ashbourne.

He was released on bail but will appear in court at a later date.