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Convoy of drink-drivers

Convoy of drink-drivers

Several drink and drug drivers caught over the weekend

Four men will be without their licence after police detected them in four separate cars travelling in a convoy, allegedly driving while drunk near Horsham on Saturday night.

Horsham Highway Patrol officers came across the four vehicles travelling along Horsham-Lubeck Road at Drung about 10pm, with each driver, including three on probationary licences, allegedly over the legal alcohol limit.

The men include a 21-year-old P-plater from Horsham, who returned an alleged reading of .126 per cent and he lost his licence for 12 months and received a $685 fine.

The second, a 21-year-old Ballarat P-plater, returned an alleged reading of .087 per cent and he lost his licence for 6 months and was issued a $484 fine.

The third, a 21-year-old P-plater from Geelong, returned an alleged reading of .099 per cent and he is expected to be charged on summons with drink driving.

The fourth, a 29-year-old Horsham man, returned an alleged reading of .111 per cent and he is also expected to be charged on summons with drink driving.

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Earlier in the evening, the same officers came across a 25-year-old Dimboola woman during a random intercept on McPherson Street about 6.50pm.

She allegedly returned a positive drug test and is expected to be charged on summons with drug driving.

A 29-year-old New South Wales man was also stopped during a random intercept on Horsham-Lubeck Road about 8.50pm.

He returned an alleged reading of .049 per cent and is expected to be charged on summons with unlicensed driving and drink driving.

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