Gladstone man granted work licence after drug-drive offence
A man successfully applied for a work licence in court after being convicted of drug-driving on a major highway.
Shawn Albert Johnson, 27, pleaded guilty in Gladstone Magistrates Court on Tuesday to drug-driving.
Police prosecutor Carl Spargo read the facts of the man’s case to the court and Acting Magistrate Damian Carroll.
On January 4, about 9.33am, Calliope police intercepted a silver Hyundai Getz on the Dawson Hwy, Calliope.
Johnson was identified as the driver and subsequently returned a positive test result to cannabis.
He was fined $300 and a work licence was granted.
No conviction was recorded.
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