Woman caught drink driving near Forster

Manning Great Lakes police arrested a Port Macquarie woman near Forster for drink driving offences during day two of Operation Tortoise.

Police were patrolling The Lakes Way at Darrawank, near Forster, at about 1am last Saturday morning when a vehicle was found to be allegedly driven erratically towards Tuncurry.

The female driver was stopped and subjected to a road side breath test.

The 30 year old Port Macquarie woman was arrested and taken to Forster Police Station where she returned an alleged reading of 0.216.

Her licence was suspended on the spot and was issued with a Field Court attendance notice for a high range PCA offence.

The driver is due to appear in Forster Local Court on Wednesday, May 3. 

Double demerit points will conclude at 11.59pm tonight. 

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