IN COURT: South Burnett drivers faced Murgon Magistrates Court. Photo: Queensland Police Service
IN COURT: South Burnett drivers faced Murgon Magistrates Court. Photo: Queensland Police Service

NAMED: Busted for disqualified and drink driving

Driver pays for repeat speeding offences

DUE to multiple speeding fines Siobhan Jacqueline Missi had lost too many demerit points.

However, when she was intercepted by police driving on Stan Mickelo Dr, Cherbourg on October 22 she didn’t realise her licence had been disqualified.

She appeared in Murgon Magistrates Court on November 19 charged with driving without a licence.

She was fined $400 and disqualified from driving for six months. A conviction was recorded.

Wondai man busted for drink driving

WONDAI resident Colin Reginald Samuel Bell believed he was fit to drive when he got behind the wheel at 12.45am on November 2.

Bell was intercepted by police on McKenzie St and blew 0.091 blood alcohol concentration to a roadside breath test.

Bell told police he had drunk several beers, finishing the most recent an hour and 15 minutes before he started driving.

In Murgon Magistrates Court on November 19 Bell said, “I thought I was right to drive but I wasn’t.”

He was fined $600 and disqualified from driving for four months.

A conviction was recorded.

Driver stung at RBT at 9am

PAUL Edwards Burnett returned a reading of 0.075 blood alcohol concentration to a roadside breath test on the Bunya Highway at 9am on October 15.

The Murgon Magistrates Court heard the 62-year-old had consumed two beers and a third of a bottle of scotch the previous day and wrongly assumed he would be able to drive.

Burnett was fined $450 and disqualified from driving for one month because he is looking for work.

A conviction was recorded.

Unlicensed driver charged after routine check

ANTHONY Juhani Raanoja told Murgon magistrate Louisa Pink he didn’t receive a letter to say that he licence had been disqualified.

However, Raanoja pleaded guilty to driving without a licence suspended due to demerit points.

He was charged after he was intercepted by police for a routine check on Lamb St, Murgon on September 12. He was fined $150 and disqualified from holding a licence for six months.

A conviction was recorded.

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