Man lied to police about recent drug use

A GLADSTONE man who tried bluffing police about his recent drug use did not succeed.

Craig William Young, 44, subsequently pleaded guilty in Gladstone Magistrates Court on Tuesday to drug-driving.

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The court heard that at 7.35pm on September 30, Young was intercepted driving a Holden Crewman by police patrolling Tannum Sands Road at Calliope.

He submitted to a roadside saliva test after informing police he had not engaged in any recent drug use.

The test returned a positive to cannabis.

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Young was fined $400 and disqualified from driving for one month.



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