Just 11 days after gaining her provisional red P-plates, a 39-year-old Barrengarry woman was caught by police high range drink driving.
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Police said Karrina Jannette Casey produced a reading more than three times the legal limit when pulled over for a random breath test in Kinghorne Street, Nowra around 12.50am on September 14 this year.
The P-plater, who should not have had any alcohol in her system, tested positive and later recorded a reading of 0.170.
In Nowra Local Court Casey pleaded guilty to high-range drink driving.
Court papers said police noticed a white Hyundai Tucson travelling south near the intersection of Kinghorn and Plunkett streets, veering from side to side.
Officers stopped the vehicle, which had two other passengers, to undertake a random breath test, which returned a positive reading and later at the Nowra Police Station a high-range reading.
Police said Casey’s eyes were bloodshot, speech slurred and she smelt strongly of alcohol.
She will reappear in Nowra Local Court on November 26 for sentencing.
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