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Police gobsmacked at this driver’s behaviour

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A drink driver has been arrested after allegedly crashing into a drive-thru bottle shop in Port Pirie yesterday.

Just after 2pm on Tuesday 6 April, patrols were called to a hotel on Moppett Road, after a Ford sedan entered the bottle shop and mounted the kerb before hitting the counter.  Thankfully no staff were physically injured.

The driver was refused service and drove off with quick thinking staff calling police. Patrols located the Ford as it drove away on Stanhope Street and was pursued it for a short distance before police terminated due to safety concerns.  
Enquiries subsequently identified the driver and he was arrested before being taken to Port Pirie Police Station for a breath test where he returned an alleged blood…



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