Drug driver nabbed in Pentlands Hills

A 37-year-old man was allegedly caught speeding and drug driving in a stolen car at Pentlands Hills yesterday.

Heavy Vehicle Unit officers detected a white Hilux travelling along the Western Highway at 147km/h in a 110km/h zone about 12.20pm.

Officers established the vehicle was stolen and the male driver produced a suspended probationary licence before returning a positive drug test.

The Point Cook man is expected to be charged on summons with exceed speed, drug driving, theft of motor vehicle and other traffic related offences.

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