Driver fined $1500 for running stop sign under influence

Erin Smith

A MAN who failed to stop at a stop sign at one of Gladstone's busier intersections and was caught driving under the influence faced court on Monday.

Michael Thomas Paterson appeared in Gladstone Magistrates Court on two charges relating to February 2 incident.

The court heard police observed Paterson run the stop sign and they subsequently performed an RBT.

Paterson returned a reading of 0.153.

He was fined $1500 and disqualified from driving for eight months.

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