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.