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Police report: Local crime wrap

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Police Report

Cyclist over limit

A CYCLIST was arrested after he ran a red light while police were observing him.

The incident took place at the Ruby and Egerton Sts intersection on Sunday at 11.15pm.

Officers saw the cyclist run the red light then fall off his bike.

They pulled him over and noted the cyclist was extremely intoxicated and became aggressive and abusive towards them.

The cyclist was arrested and taken back to the station where he recorded a blood alcohol concentration of 0.215%.

Fights result in arrests

OFFICERS were called to the Maraboon Tavern on Friday night after reports of a fight.

Two men were arrested for disorderly behaviour.

Another fight occurred on Saturday at 1.40am at the Emerald Hotel.

Two men were issued with notices to appear for public nuisance.

Driver under the influence of liquor

A RANDOM breath test at 2.30am on Friday resulted in a 25-year-old man being charged with driving under the influence of liquor.

The man, driving a Toyota LandCruiser utility, was intercepted on the Capricorn Hwy and blew a blood alcohol reading of 0.153%.

He was issued with a notice to appear in Emerald Magistrate's Court.

Drink driver at 7.30am

A 33-year-old woman was charged with drink driving at 7.30am on Friday.

She was pulled over by officers on Clermont St and recorded a blood alcohol concentration of 0.078%.


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