Double trouble across Latrobe

State Highway Patrol officers from South East region were left stunned after nabbing a motorcyclist at almost double the speed limit in Traralgon West yesterday (18 October), Victoria Police say.

Officers detected the bike allegedly travelling at 158km/h in an 80km/h zone on Old Melbourne Road just after 2pm.

The probationary rider, a 31-year-old man from Seaton, was intercepted and had his bike impounded for 30 days at a cost of $1143.

He is expected to be charged on summons with speeding-related offences.

A short time later, officers detected an allegedly unregistered vehicle travelling along Bridle Road, Morwell.

Police intercepted the car about 3.30pm and spoke to the probationary driver, a 37-year-old woman, who was also unlicensed and had two passengers in the car.

She underwent a preliminary drug test and allegedly tested positive to ice.

Her vehicle was impounded for 30 days at a cost of $1291.

The Morwell woman is expected to be charged on summons with drug driving and other driving-related offences.

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