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Police news – assault at Beachport, drink drivers charged, drug arrest.


Beachport assault

Police arrested a woman Sunday (20th October) afternoon after a disturbance at a Beachport address.

The 24-year-old Beachport woman was charged with assault after allegedly being involved in a dispute with woman known to her at about 3pm.

The victim received minor injuries not requiring medical treatment.

The arrested woman was bailed to appear in the Millicent Magistrates Court on 18 December.


Two reported for drink driving

Robe Police stopped and reported a 32-year-old man from Robe for allegedly drink driving after he was stopped for a random breath test on Robe Street Robe.

Police will allege he returned a blood alcohol reading of 0.094 (nearly two times over the legal limit).  His car was clamped for 28 days.

Later that night at 3.00am Millicent Police stopped a 37-year-old man from Millicent for a random mobile breath test on Park Terrace Millicent. Police will allege returned a blood alcohol reading of 0.108 (two times over the legal limit).  He was reported for drink driving and had his licence suspended immediately for 6 months. 

Both had their licences suspended for 6 months and will appear before Millicent Magistrates Court at a later date.

Drug search in the State’s south-east leads to arrest

Police have searched two properties in Kingston and Robe on Thursday (17th October) resulting in the arrest of a Robe man aged in his 20’s. 

At about 9pm, police searched the Kingston home, followed by Robe, and will allege approximately 9g of methamphetamine, a small amount of dried cannabis, prescription drugs without a prescription and two ice pipes were located. 

The man was charged with traffic a drug of dependance and possess prescription medication.

He was released on police bail to appear in the Millicent Magistrates Court at a later date.

Anyone with information about the sale, manufacture or distribution of illicit drugs is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Source: SAPOL

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