Five drivers caught on meth


SOMERVILLE Highway Patrol caught five people in Frankston overnight on Tuesday 12 March driving with drugs in their system.

A 30-year-old woman was pulled over on Skye Road at little before 11pm and tested positive for methamphetamine. Police said she was also a learner driver driving unaccompanied and without her L plates.

Just after midnight, a 39-year-old man also tested positive for meth at Excelsior Drive, Frankston North.

Half an hour later a 24-year-old man tested positive to methamphetamine in Klauer Street Seaford. The man’s license was found to be suspended and his vehicle was impounded.

At 3.07 am a 37-year-old man was intercepted and tested positive for meth on Coprosma Avenue Frankston.

At 4.22am in Seaford, a 38-year-old man was found with meth in his system.

Police said that all drivers on a first offence will face losing their licenses for a minimum of six months, as well as a $484 fine. 

First published in the Frankston Times – 18 March 2019

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