Shoalhaven News

23 drug drivers nabbed in four-day blitz


Of 1265 drivers tested during a four-day Police traffic blitz last week and over the weekend, 23 were found to have drugs in their system.

Officers from the Traffic Operations Group working with officers from the South Coast Police District conducting alcohol and drug testing at roadside locations in Nowra, Ulladulla, Batemans Bay and Eden.

A total of 2195 breath tests and 1265 drug tests were conducted and, of those tested, police say 23 drivers returned positive indications for drugs.

A 52-year-old male was stopped after trying to avoid the RBT site where he returned a blood alcohol reading of 0.241. He was charged with high range PCA and driving with a suspended licence.

Photo NSW Police.