Traffic offences at Wadeye

Northern Territory Police have arrested a 36-year-old man for traffic offences in Wadeye.

Police located the man driving his vehicle with three children unrestrained on Nilihn Drive around 9:00am this morning.

Police allege the man appeared to be under the influence of an illicit substance and was driving an unregistered motor vehicle on a learner’s permit while unsupervised.

The man was arrested and conveyed to Wadeye Police Station where he returned a positive result for cannabis.

At the time of his arrest the man was driving to court to appear for prior offences.

He has been charged with:

• 3x Drive With Child Unrestrained

• Drive With Prohibited Drug In Body

• Breach Bail

• Learner Driver – No Person In Front Seat

• Drive Unregistered Vehicle

• Drive Uninsured Vehicle

• Fail To Display L Plates

He was remanded in custody to appear in Wadeye Local Court today.

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