Police charge man with high range PCA, using mobile phone while driving at Dubbo

A man has been charged with traffic offences after being stopped by police at Dubbo overnight.

Shortly before 10.45pm (Thursday 3 December 2020), officers attached to Orana Mid-Western Police District stopped a red Holden Commodore on Cobbora Road due to his manner of driving.

Police spoke to the driver, a 20-year-old man, before he was breath tested which returned a positive result.

The man was arrested and taken to Dubbo Police Station where he was subjected to a breath analysis which returned an alleged reading of 0.171.

As part of inquiries, information was received showing a video depicting the 20-year-old man reaching speeds in excess of 198km/h in a marked 80km/h zone.

The man was charged with high range PCA, drive recklessly/furiously or speed/manner dangerous, and provisional driver use mobile phone while driving. His licence was also suspended.

He was granted conditional bail to appear at Dubbo Local Court on Wednesday 24 February 20201.

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