Caught with the munchies


A POLICE operation outside of Frankston fast food drive-throughs has seen 78 people drug tested, and 21 people test positive.

Somerville Highway patrol conducted the operation on 16 and 17 August, parking themselves at Frankston fast food restaurants in an attempt to catch out people looking for a late night feed.

78 vehicles were intercepted, with 21 testing positive for drugs. One drink driver was also detected, returning a blood alcohol reading of 0.16. The drink driver was allegedly spotted driving on the Frankston Freeway at 200 kmph.

Six vehicles were impounded and 22 infringement notices were handed out as a result of the operation. Seven defect notices were issued, and 26 people will be issued a summons to attend court. A stolen bike was also recovered.

First published in the Frankston Times – 26 August 2019

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