Four drink-drivers pay a hefty price in court

EIGHT months of driving disqualification and fines totalling $1800 were handed to just four residents who have appeared before the Gladstone Magistrates Court for drink-driving offences.

A Gladstone woman received a $500 fine and has been disqualified from driving for one month after she returned a blood-alcohol reading of 0.091.

Peta Marie Cowburn, 34, returned the reading when she was intercepted on Barney St, Gladstone.

Brendan McNamara, was caught drink-driving on Donald St, Tannum Sands, when he had a blood-alcohol reading of 0.064.

The 37-year old was given a $500 fine and has been disqualified from driving for three months.

The same penalty and disqualification was given to William John Corbutt.

The 56-year-old was caught out returning a blood-alcohol reading of 0.083 on Glenlyon St.

Amy Louise Rowlands returned a reading of 0.056 on Captain Cook Dr, Agnes Water and was fined $300 with a one-month disqualification from driving.



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