High Range Drink Driver At Devonport

A 30-year-old Devonport man has been charged with numerous offences including high range drink driving, drive under the influence and disqualified driving after narrowly avoiding a collision with a parked vehicle in Devonport on Saturday evening.

Around 9:50pm, police patrolling the Devonport area observed a red Toyota utility travelling north on William Street swerve violently to avoid a collision with a parked car.

Police intercepted the driver, where he is alleged to have assaulted police before being taken into custody.

The male later returned a breath analysis reading of 0.181. He was charged and detained to appear before the Devonport Magistrates Court later today.

Anyone who witnessed a red Toyota utility driving erratically in the Devonport and Spreyton area is asked to contact police on 131 444 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or at crimestopperstas.com.au, quoting ESCAD 460-13042024.

Information can be provided anonymously.

/Public Release. View in full here.