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Impaired driver had ‘about three shots’

A 47-year-old Warwick man has pleaded guilty to impaired driving following a traffic stop in Warwick earlier this month.

It stemmed from an incident on South Road on May 20.

Magistrates' Court heard that John Gomes was pulled over on his bike for speeding shortly before 1.30am.

Police said he was unsteady on his feet, smelled of alcohol, and his eyes were glazed.

When questioned about how much he had consumed by police, court heard he responded “about three shots”.

Gomes was ordered to pay a $1,200 fine for impaired driving and a $300 fine for speeding. He was also disqualified from operating all vehicles for 18 months by Magistrate Khamisi Tokunbo.

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Published May 30, 2017 at 2:56 pm (Updated May 30, 2017 at 2:56 pm)

Impaired driver had ‘about three shots’

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