Drink-driver more than three times over limit

SIX more drivers guilty of putting others at risk were dealt with in the Gladstone Magistrates Court last week.

Only one of the six was less than double the legal limit. Some heavy punishments were handed out as a result.

James Frederick Dockery, 33, was convicted and fined $800, after he returned a Blood Alcohol Concentration reading of 0.111% on the Bruce Hwy at Calliope.

Dockery was disqualified from driving for eight months.

Dean Clifton Mitchell, 20, was convicted and fined $700, after he recorded a BAC reading of 0.14% on the Dawson Hwy at Gladstone.

He was also disqualified from driving for two years.

Hayden J Eslick, 33, was convicted but escaped a fine, after returning a BAC reading of 0.114% on Hampton Dr, Tannum Sands.

Eslick was disqualified from driving for six months.

Sarah Anne Gilmour, 28, was convicted, but also avoided a fine, after she returned a BAC reading of 0.116% on the Dawson Hwy, Calliope.

She was disqualified from driving for two months.

Dale Anthony West, 24, was convicted and fined $1000 after he returned a BAC reading of more than three times the legal limit.

West recorded a BAC of 0.166% on the Dawson Hwy at Gladstone and was disqualified from driving for nine months.

Kelly Lewis Searston, 24, was convicted and fined $500 after returning a BAC reading of 0.081% on the Dawson Hwy at Gladstone.

Searston was also disqualified for three months.

Topics:  drink driving, gladstone crime, gladstone magistrates court, name and shame

Stay Connected

Update your news preferences and get the latest news delivered to your inbox.

Having battled PND four times, Mel says the secret is sleep

'I just thought, don’t all mothers get no sleep?’

'My husband lasted 6 weeks as a stay at home dad'

APN Hey Mummy Feature for online - stock images. Katie Dykes being interviewed for the webisodes. Photo Marc Stapelberg / The Northern Star

FROM the outside, being a stay at home mum looks like a breeze.

THE EXPERT: Stop judging working mothers

SUPER MUMS: Being a working mums comes down to perfecting time management.

"WORKING for money is all right; so is working because you want to.”

Health and nutrition with kids - how do you balance it?

HOW important is health and nutrition in your household?

Smack or no smack - where do you stand?

THE debate is reignited - is smacking acceptable?

Technology and kids: Do you ever cut their wi-fi?

Check out our new video series featuring mums having a chat

Gladstone couple win fishing boat worth thousands in hotel raffle

FIRST TIME WINNERS: This lucky couple won the Reef Hotel’s grand prize of a boat, trailer and safety equipment.

THEY'D never won a chook raffle, let alone this.

Coalition “shooting from the hip” with CQUni funds

Incumbent LNP member for Flynn Ken O'Dowd with CQUni's vice chancellor professor Scott Bowman and associate professor Owen Niven.

Funding secure with only two days left until the election

Latest deals and offers

60th wedding anniversary

Leila and Pertti 'Peter' Kouivunen celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary this month.

Leila Koivunen has just celebrated her 60th wedding anniversary with husband...

Zac Beers on MEdicare

Labor held a rally on Dawson Hwy about more cuts to Medicare.

Clive Palmer to re-open refinery

Clive Palmer on ABC radio.

Clive Palmer talks about his achievements, election chances and re-opening the...

Burnett Heads housing development approved

COUNCIL APPROVED: A Burnett Heads housing development has been approved by Bundaberg Regional Council. Photo Contributed

Councillors approved the development seven votes to four

Three bedroom, 1100sqm block: Is this Qld's cheapest home?

BARGAIN BUY: Is this North Bundaberg property the cheapest home in Queensland?

Becoming a real estate mogul is all about risk and reward