Fleurieu drivers caught out drink and drug driving

Four Fleurieu residents were among a number of drivers detected committing traffic offences by Hills Fleurieu Police over the weekend of November 1-3, 2019.

At about 7.40am on Saturday November 2, police stopped a car travelling on Fenchurch Street, Goolwa. The driver, a 76-year-old man from Goolwa, was allegedly driving without a seatbelt and when breath tested allegedly returned a positive result of 0.092. The man was issued with a six-month loss of licence and had his car impounded for 28 days. He will appear in court at a later date.

At 9.20pm that night, two police officers stopped a car also driving on Fenchurch Street. A 43-year-old woman from Goolwa was arrested for driving disqualified and had her car impounded. She will appear in court at a later date.

At 11pm officers stopped a car on Hindmarsh Road, McCracken. The driver, a 29-year-old man from Goolwa South, allegedly returned a positive test to cannabis. He was issued with a 24 hour driver direction notice and his sample was sent to Forensic Science SA for further analysis.

Shortly afterwards at 11.20pm, police stopped a man driving on the Clayton to Milang Road at Point Sturt. The 43-year-old local allegedly returned a positive test to cannabis. He was issued with a 24 hour driver direction notice and his sample sent to Forensic Science SA for further analysis.