Three cars impounded in Melbourne CBD

Police have impounded three cars during separate intercepts in Melbourne CBD overnight, Victoria Police say.

Around 2am, police intercepted a black Mercedes wagon on Lonsdale Street after the car allegedly drove on the footpath and nearly collided with a police vehicle.

The 27-year-old female driver returned a positive blood alcohol content reading of 0.185 per cent.

A search of the vehicle revealed a number of weapons including knives, an axe and a baseball bat.

The Wyndham Vale woman is expected to be charged on summons with drink driving, driving whilst unlicensed and a number of other traffic and weapons-related offences.

Police then intercepted a red BMW sedan just after 2.30am and spoke to the 31-year-old male driver.

The Hampton man is expected to be charged on summons with driving while suspended.

These impounds followed the intercept of a 20-year-old woman driving on a suspended learners permit.

The Melton woman is expected to be charged on summons.

All of the offending drivers will be subject to costs of $880 with each car also being impounded for 30 days.

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