An Off Duty Police Officer Has Been Allegedly Charged For Drink-Driving On The Hume Highway

His driver’s license was also suspended.

An Off Duty Police Officer Has Been Allegedly Charged For Drink-Driving On The Hume Highway

An off duty police officer has been allegedly charged for mid-range drink-driving after being pulled over on the Hume Highway, just south of Goulburn. 

Nine News Canberra has reported that at around 11:15am yesterday, Sunday June 18th, officers from The Hume Traffic & High Way Patrol Command stopped a vehicle who was allegedly traveling at 138km/h in a 110km/h zone.

The driver is allegedly an off duty male senior constable attached to the Central Metropolitan region. 

After being pulled over, the driver was asked to submit a roadside breath test, he allegedly returned a positive reading.

Nine News Canberra has also reported that he was then arrested and taken to Goulburn police station.

At the station, he took a breath analysis and allegedly returned a reading of 0.102.

The officer was then issued with an attendance notice for the offences of mid-range PCA and exceeding the speed limit over 20km/h.

His driver’s license was also suspended.

The driver is set to appear in Goulburn local court on Wednesday the 9th of August.

 

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