Gladstone drink driver given jail sentence

EIGHT drivers managed to get more than $8000 in fines between them at Gladstone Magistrates Court.

But the ninth had a far worse conviction, after he was sentenced to 10 months in prison.

Daniel Andrew West, 33, was stopped by police on Oaka Lane, recording a blood alcohol concentration of 0.084.

He was convicted and sentenced, and was also disqualified from driving for two years.

Gregory Stuart Elliott, 46, will be out of pocket $2500, and was disqualified from driving for two years after he was stopped on Goondoon St with a BAC of 0.265.

Wesley Jade Mann was stopped on Barramundi St with a BAC of 0.124.

The 20-year-old was convicted and fined 2000, and disqualified from driving for 12 months.

Kane Perry Wirihama, 27, blew a BAC of 0.189 on Glenlyon Rd. He will pay $1000 and lost his licence for 12 months.

Twenty-five year old Courtney Kathleen Knowles was fined $1000 and lost her licence for 12 months after she was stopped on Glenlyon St with a BAC of 0.224.

Ben Mitchel Hewitt, 37, was stopped on Auckland St with a BAC of 0.14.

He lost his licence for six months and was fined $800.

Jordan Austin Harrington was stopped on Dawson Hwy with a BAC of 0.081.

The 27-year-old was fined $600 and disqualified from driving for three months.

Lee-Ann Ruth Anderson, 47, was stopped on Bolsover St, with a BAC of 0.157.

She was fined $100 and lost her licence for 12 months.

Wayne David Blackwood, 48, had a BAC of 0.024 when he was stopped on Boyne Island Rd. He was fined $200 and lost his licence for three months.



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