Man arrested and charged twice for drink driving in two hours in Mascot

A man has been charged twice in two hours for drink driving after he was detected at Mascot and Botany overnight, NSW Police say.

About 10.40pm on Saturday 20 May 2017, police from Botany Bay Highway Patrol were patrolling General Holmes Drive at Mascot.

The officers stopped a grey Toyota Kluger that was being driven erratically, and subjected the driver to a roadside breath test, which he failed.

The 55-year-old man was also found to be a disqualified driver until 25 April 2019. He was arrested and conveyed to Mascot Police Station for a breath analysis which returned a reading of 0.065.

The man was issued with a Field Court Attendance Notice (FCAN) to appear at the Downing Centre Local Court on Thursday 22 June 2017 for the offences of drive with the low range prescribed concentration of alcohol (PCA) and drive whilst disqualified.

He was released from custody about 11.10pm yesterday.

About 12.10am tomorrow officers from Botany Bay Proactive Crime Team stopped a grey Toyota Kluger on Foreshore Road at Botany.

The 55-year-old male driver failed a roadside breath test, was arrested and returned to Mascot Police Station, where he underwent another breath analysis.

After a reading of 0.052 was obtained the man was charged with drive with the low range PCA and drive whilst disqualified.

He was granted conditional bail to appear at the Downing Centre Local Court on Thursday 22 June 2017 and had his vehicle keys confiscated.

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