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.