Court for a man who's blown over 4 times the legal limit while riding his bike.

Police say he had no helmet on too.


15 May 2019

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Police have charged a Mareeba man after an incident in Mareeba on Tuesday afternoon.

It will be alleged that the 33-year-old man was observed riding a bicycle on Ward Street at about 3.15pm without a helmet.

When police spoke to him, they determined he was intoxicated and he was transported to Mareeba Police Station for further testing.

It will further be alleged that he returned a positive reading of 0.267 per cent BAC.

He is expected to appear in the Mareeba Magistrates Court on June 3, charged with drink driving and failing to wear a helmet.

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