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Woman charged at Corrimal with high range drink driving

Corrimal Police Station. Picture: Google Streetview

A WOMAN has been charged at Corrimal Police Station with high range drink driving after allegedly returning a reading of 0.337.

Just after 3.30pm on Wednesday, Wollongong Highway Patrol stopped a Mazda 3 on Storey Street, Fairy Meadow, due to the manner of driving.

Police will allege the vehicle was driven on the incorrect side of Elliots Road and Storey Street.

The driver – a 38-year-old woman – was subject to a roadside breath test, where she allegedly returned a positive reading. She was arrested and taken to Corrimal Police Station, where she returned a breath analysis reading of 0.337.

The Fairy Meadow woman was charged with high range PCA. Her licence has also been suspended.

The woman was issued a Court Attendance Notice to appear in Wollongong Local Court on Tuesday, November 30 2021.


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A journalist, writer and historian, Mick Roberts specialises in Australian cultural history, particularly associated with the Australian hotel and liquor industry. Mick has had an interest in revealing the colourful story of pubs, inns and associated industries in Australia for over 30 years. He is currently working on a comprehensive history of the hotel and liquor industry in the Illawarra region of NSW. Besides writing a number of history books, Mick has owned and managed several community newspapers. He was one time editor of the Wollongong Northern News, The Bulli Times, The Northern Times, The Northern Leader and The Local - all located in the Wollongong region. As a journalist he has worked for Rural Press, Cumberland (News Limited), Sydney based, City News, and Torch Publications based in Canterbury Bankstown, NSW. He currently calls the inner-Sydney suburb of Surry Hills home.

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