Murrumbidgee Police District officers charged a man with high-range drink driving on Sunday.
The 39-year-old man was stopped by police on Banna Avenue at 3.20am, and he was given a roadside breath test and returned a positive reading.
Officers took the man to Griffith police station where he returned a blood-alcohol reading of 0.158.
He was charged and will face Griffith Local Court at a later date.
In other police news;
- Officers charged a 34-year-old man with possessing a prohibited drug after he was seen loitering on Banna Avenue. Police were patrolling when they saw the man at 3.25pm on Sunday and stopped to speak with him. Officers searched him and located a quantity of cannabis, he will face Griffith Local Court.
- At 12.45pm on Saturday, a Griffith woman was stopped for a random breath test. The 40-year-old driver returned a negative reading but officers found that her driver's licence was suspended on January 24. The woman was charged for driving while suspended.
- At 12.10am on Saturday, police stopped a 25-year-old woman on Blumer Avenue for a random breath test. The woman was a P2 licensed driver and returned a positive result. At Griffith police station she returned a reading of 0.04. P1 and P2 licensed drivers are required to be 0.0, she was fined $572 for driving with a special range drink driving, and her licence was suspended.
- At 10.30am on Sunday, police stopped a vehicle on Banna Avenue, the 33-year-old Ivanhoe man was given a roadside breath test, which was negative. Checks on his P2 licence showed he had been suspended due to demerit points, and he was presented with a formal notice of licence suspension.
Anyone with information can contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or Griffith police station on 6969 4299.