Highest reading 0.248 as drink drivers face court

ALMOST $6000 in fines were issued to drink-driving offenders considered a danger to themselves and to society in just one week.

Ian Francis Marroitt was sentenced to six months imprisonment following his decision to get behind the wheel after numerous drinks, recording a BAC reading of 0.207.

He is disqualified from obtaining a licence for two years.

He was not alone in high range drink-driving, with 42-year-old Janina Andrea Dippel recording a BAC level of 0.248 when she was intercepted by police at Benaraby.

Dippel was fined $1000 and disqualified for nine months.

Christopher Paul Jarrett, Benjamin James McFadgean and Joanne Francis collectively will pay $2900 in fines, after blowing 0.143, 0.108 and 0.101 respectively.

Panha Yung will lose his licence for three months and fork out $500 after he recorded a BAC level of 0.09 on Glenlyon Rd.

Jody Marie Jordan had a reading of 0.052 on Dawson Hwy and Stacey Karen Page another of 0.078 on Sun Valley Rd.

Between them, they will pay $800 in fines and each lose their licences for one month.



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