Port Lincoln police catch five drivers

Police caught five drivers under the influence of drugs or alcohol in Port Lincoln at the weekend.

On Friday at about 6pm police stopped a ute on Verran Terrace for a random driver test and the driver, a 35-year-old local woman tested positive to methamphetamine.

At bout 9.52pm the same night police stopped a sedan on Porter Street and the driver, a 32-year-old Port Lincoln woman tested positive to methamphetamine.

The two drivers were issued with 24-hour driver direction notices and may face further charges once drug samples has been forensically analysed.

On Saturday at about 3.50pm police stopped a sedan on the Lincoln Highway and the driver, a 48-year-old Port Lincoln woman returned a positive reading of 0.118.

She was issued a six-month immediate loss of licence notice, had her car Impounded for 28 days and will be summonsed to appear in court at a later date.

At about 5.30pm police stopped a sedan on Barley Road and the driver, a 30-year-old Port Lincoln woman returned a positive reading of 0.053.

She was issued an $803 expiation notice and four demerit points.

Finally at 7.26pm on Saturday 27 June, police stopped a ute on Luke Street and the driver, a 39-year-old Port Lincoln man returned a positive reading of 0.124.

The driver was issued a six-month immediate loss of licence notice, had his car impounded for 28 days and will be summonsed to appear in court at a later date.