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Police officer charged - Central Metropolitan Region

Monday, 19 June 2017 02:12:42 PM

An off-duty police officer has been charged allegedly speeding and mid-range drink-driving.

About 11.15am yesterday (Sunday 18 June 2017), officers attached to The Hume Traffic & Highway Patrol Command stopped a vehicle on the Hume Highway, just south of Goulburn, for allegedly travelling at 138km/h in a sign-posted 110km/h zone.

The driver, an off-duty male senior constable, was submitted to a roadside breath test and allegedly returned a positive reading.

He was arrested and taken to Goulburn Police Station, where he underwent a breath analysis which returned an alleged reading of 0.102.

The officer, attached to the Central Metropolitan Region, was issued with a field court attendance notice for the offences of mid-range PCA and exceed speed limit over 20km/h, and his driver’s licence was also suspended.

The man is due to appear in Goulburn Local Court on Wednesday 9 August 2017.