Police charge man with high-range PCA at Coffs Harbour

A man has been charged after he was caught driving allegedly more than four times the legal limit on the state’s North Coast.

About 4:30pm yesterday (Friday 26 February 2021), a silver Toyota Corolla crashed into a kerb and gutter along Orlando Street, Coffs Harbour.

Witnesses removed the driver, a 27-year-old man, from the vehicle and contacted police.

Officers attached to Coffs/Clarence Police District attended and the driver was breath tested at the scene, allegedly returning a positive reading.

He man was arrested and taken to Coffs Harbour Police Station where a subsequent breath analysis returned an alleged reading of 0.203. He was charged with drive with high range PCA.

The Coffs Harbour man has been bail refused to appear in Coffs Harbour Local Court on Monday 1 March 2021.

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