Helena Patrick ONeil appeared in the Gladstone Magistrates Court on Tuesday charged with drug driving.
Helena Patrick ONeil appeared in the Gladstone Magistrates Court on Tuesday charged with drug driving.

Woman fined after Barney Point drug-driving offence

A Gladstone driver intercepted by police at Barney Point returned a positive result for cannabis.

Helena Patricia ONeil, 38, pleaded guilty in Gladstone Magistrates Court on Tuesday to drug-driving.

Police prosecutor Carl Spargo read the facts of ONeil's case to the court and Magistrate Bevan Manthey.

Police from Calliope Road Policing Unit intercepted a white Nissan sedan on Sutton St, Barney Point, at 5.05pm on March 12.

ONeil, the driver, tested positive to cannabis.

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ONeil was fined $400 and disqualified from driving for one month with a conviction recorded.

More Gladstone Magistrates Court stories:

- Man coughed and sneezed at passengers on flight

- 'F---, I'm high': Gladstone drug offender avoids prison time

- Young man used Snapchat to abuse victim



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