REVEALED: Dalby drivers who hit the road drunk or high in 2020
FROM drug-addicted mothers to dads who are repeat offences, here is a full list of people who got behind the wheel drunk or high and faced local court.
Man tried to drive friend to hospital while on drugs
NEVILLE John Franklin held back tears as he told the court of his attempts to take a friend to hospital when he was pulled up on a string of driving charges, including driving with meth in his system.
Police prosecutor sergeant Derek Brady told the Dalby Magistrates Court Franklin was intercepted randomly on Dalby Kogan Road on December 30.
Mum ‘beating herself up’ over drug addiction
WHEN Katrina Louise James, 36, began using drugs at the tender age of 18, her life began to “spiral out of control”.
But the mother of three hit rock bottom when she began to see how her drug use impacted her children’s lives.
“Police thought you were dead”
DALBY Magistrate Judge Tracy Mossop was sympathetic towards a defendant earlier this week, after hearing his brush with death.
Police Prosecutor Sergeant Derek Brady told the court Shannon Marc Goldie had to fight for his life after crashing his motorbike.
Dalby father-of-four caught driving high on meth
DRIVING high on methamphetamine has left a Dalby father-of-four walking on egg shells after pleading guilty of multiple charges.
Matt Ashley Daniells was found guilty on Tuesday morning after being caught drug driving in the streets of Dalby.
‘You have cost me my job’: Man furious after court takes his licence
MURRAY Jeffrey McDonnell shook his head in frustration as Magistrate Roger Stark read out his sentence.
On December 29 McDonnell was stopped by police for a random roadside breath analysis where he recorded a rating of 0.171.
Mum caught driving on methamphetamine four times
A YOUNG mother of four held back tears throughout her proceedings at the Dalby Magistrate court on Tuesday.
Police prosecutor Sergeant Derek Bailey told the court on October 6, Kristie Jade Batson was intercepted by police when she was asked to take a roadside drug test and tested positive for meth.