South Coast Police District NSW Police Force report


About 5.45pm Tuesday 23 October 2018, a blue Mazda vehicle pulled into the carpark adjacent to Wharf Road, North Batemans Bay.

Witnesses contacted the police after seeing the driver having difficulty reversing the car several times and parking across two parking spaces at an angle.

Police arrived at the location and observed the vehicle having a smashed rear screen and damage to the rear passenger side.

Police spoke to the 30 year old female driver and conducted a breath test with a positive reading for alcohol.

She was arrested and taken to Batemans Bay Police Station for a breath analysis. This returned a high range reading of 0.361, which is seven times above the full licence limit.

She was charged with High range PCA and Drive while unlicensed. She will appear at Batemans Bay Local Court on 19 November 2018.


About 9:10am on Thursday 25 October 2018, Batemans Bay Highway Patrol police stopped a vehicle travelling south on Orient Street and the Old Princes Highway, Batemans Bay.

The 40 year old male driver was given a breath test which returned a positive reading for alcohol.

He was arrested and taken to Batemans Bay Police Station. A secondary test determined a mid range reading of 0.122.

He was issued a field court attendance for drink driving and will appear in Batemans Bay Local Court. His licence was also suspended.

Police are asking anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au/. Alternatively please call your local police station. Information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence. Police remind people they should not report crime information via their Facebook and Twitter pages.

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