'Three times in six hours': Bad night for drug driver

Police have charged a man after he was allegedly caught drug driving three times over a six hour period on Saturday night.

At 6:20pm officers intercepted the 46-year-old driving on the Logan Motorway at Carole Park, where he allegedly returned a positive test and was issued with a 24-hour suspension from driving.

It will be further alleged at 7pm he was again intercepted on Old Logan Rd at Camira where he returned a second positive test and was issued with an immediate licence suspension notice.

At 11:50pm he was intercepted for a third time on Old Logan Rd in Camira where he returned another positive test for driving with a relevant drug in his system.

A Redbank Plains man has been charged with three counts of driving with a relevant drug in his system, and one count each of driving whilst under a 24-hour suspension and driving under an immediate suspension of licence.

He is due to appear in Ipswich Magistrates Court on September 19.


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