DRUG DETECTOR: Drivers lick the pads on the blue section in a road-side test for cannabis and methamphetamine in the saliva. Photo Tessa Mapstone / South Burnett Times
DRUG DETECTOR: Drivers lick the pads on the blue section in a road-side test for cannabis and methamphetamine in the saliva. Photo Tessa Mapstone / South Burnett Times Tessa Mapstone

Southern Downs police crackdown on drivers and drugs

POLICE have slapped four drivers with drug driving charges in another busy weekend on Warwick roads.

 

A 43-year-old Albany Creek woman was pulled over by police in Lyons St at 2.45pm yesterday, giving a positive reading to a roadside drug test.

 

Earlier at 8.15am, a 28-year-old man from Silkstone also returned a positive drug sample after being pulled over on the Warwick-Killarney Rd.

 

On Saturday morning police intercepted a 49-year-old man on the Cunningham Hwy and on Friday they stopped a 43-year-old Mooloolah Valley man in Wallace St.

 

Both drivers returned positive roadside tests.


All drivers are due to appear in an upcoming sittings of the Warwick Magistrates Court.



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