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Officer charged - Southern Region
Wednesday, 07 June 2017 05:19:19 PM
An off-duty police officer has been charged with a drink-driving offence.
About 12.45am on Sunday 4 June 2017, officers stopped a vehicle on Berthong Road, Cootamundra, for the purpose of a random breath test.
The male driver was arrested after returning a positive roadside breath test.
He was taken to Cootamundra Police Station, where a breath analysis returned an alleged reading of 0.083.
The senior constable, who is attached to a specialist command within the Western Region, was issued with a Field Court Attendance Notice for mid-range PCA.
He is due to appear at the Cootamundra Local Court on Monday 3 July 2017.
The officer’s licence was also suspended.