Sanctuary Point woman returns a breath reading four times the limit

A Sanctuary Point woman who returned a breath reading four times the legal limit has escaped a prison term.

Emma Louise O’Dwyer, 30, pleaded guilty to high-range drink driving in Nowra Local Court.

Court papers said between 9.17pm and 9.45pm on March 25 last year O’Dwyer was stopped by police on Sussex Inlet Road at Sussex Inlet.

She returned a positive breath test and later a reading of 0.210.

Magistrate Gabriel Fleming handed O’Dwyer a 15-month suspended sentence, disqualified her from driving for nine months and ordered she have an Interlock device fitted to her car for two years.