Glendale driver allegedly blows almost 10 times legal limit

A GLENDALE man allegedly returned a roadside breath test of 0.48 - enough to be considered alcohol poisoning and almost 10 times the legal limit - four days after his licence was suspended.

Police were called about 6.30pm yesterday after members of the public allegedly saw the man, apparently intoxicated, get into the driver’s seat of a car on Kelton Street at Cardiff.

The 41-year-old was stopped soon after on Main Road at Cardiff by highway patrol officers.

His initial breath test allegedly returned a reading of 0.481 and at Cardiff Police Station the man recorded a breath analysis reading of 0.335.

Police said the man had been suspended from driving last Friday for a previous high-range drink driving offence.

He will face Belmont Local Court next month charged with high-range drink driving and driving while suspended.

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